Table 1

Preoperative and postoperative quantitative data and postoperative categorical data excluding complications. Medians were compared using the Kruskal–Wallis procedure, categorical data was compared using χ2 test or Fisher's exact test where appropriate

Nil adjunct group 5-FU group MMC group p Value (2 df)
Median age at surgery (IQ range)61.5 (51.4–67.7)67.7 (61.4–74)68.4 (60.2–72.6)0.019
Median preoperative follow up (IQ range)55.1 (20.1–94.3)80.3 (31.4–136.4)96.1 (52.3–126.4)0.04
Median postoperative follow up (IQ range)96 (60–126)45 (35.5–54)18 (12–18)0.0001
Median of 3 MDs closest to date of surgery (IQ range)−13.6 (−22.5 to−11)−16.7 (−19.9 to −11.9)−12.6 (−18.2 to −10.2)0.286
Number of left eyes17/25 (68%)20/36 (55.6%)12/25 (48%)0.352
Female19/25 (76%)28/36 (77.8%)15/25 (60%)0.275
Preoperative drops16/24 (66.7%)24/34 (70.6%)11/25 (44%)0.096
Preoperative drops in year before surgery8/24 (33.3%)14/34 (42.2%)7/25 (28%)0.566
Postoperative IOP lowering dops7/25 (28%)5/36 (14.3%)1/25 (4%)0.06
Redo trabeculectomy3/25 (12%)2/36 (5.6%)1/25 (4%)0.49