Table 2

Perioperative and early postoperative complications and late or sight threatening complications. Data were compared using χ2 test or Fisher's exact test where appropriate

Nil adjunct group 5-FU group MMC group p Value (2 df)
Perioperative or early complications
 Any operative complications11/25 (44%)19/36 (52.8%)18/25 (72%)0.122
 Hyphaea2/25 (8%)6/36 (16.7%)5/25 (20%)0.48
 Shallow AC5/25 (20%)4/36 (11.1%)4/25 (16%)0.644
 Early hypotony7/25 (28%)9/36 (25%)12/25 (48%)0.143
 Early leaking bleb4/25 (16%)7/36 (19.4%)2/25 (8%)0.475
 Choroidal effusion3/25 (25%)7/36 (19.4%)4/25 (16%)0.82
Late or sight threatening complications
 Late bleb leak0/25 (0%)0/36 (0%)3/25 (12%)0.045
 Late hypotony0/25 (0%)0/36 (0%)7/25 (28%)0.0001
 Cataract surgery2/25 (8%)3/36 (8.3%)3/25 (12%)0.9
 Endophthalmitis0/25 (0%)0/36 (0%)2/25 (8%)0.164
 Hypotonous maculopathy1/25 (4%)1/36 (2.8%)3/25 (12%)0.331