Table 3

 Individual and clinical characteristics of 62 patients (%)

CharacteristicsControl (n = 30)Treated (n = 32)p Value
*Neovascularisation of the iris.
†Vitreous haemorrhage.
NS, not significant.
Age (years)50.53 (SD 11)56.9 (SD 11)0.04
Sex
    Male16 (53.3)19 (59.4)NS
    Female14 (46.7)13 (40.6)
History of systemic hypertension17 (56.7)18 (58.1)NS
Preoperative vision
    Low14 (46.7)19 (59.4)NS
    Moderate8 (26.07)9 (28.1)NS
    Good6 (20)4 (12.5)NS
Presence of preoperative NVI*1 (3.3)2 (6.25)NS
Fresh preoperative VH†19 (63.3)23 (71.9)NS
Membrane dissection22 (73.3)23 (71.9)NS
Intraoperative bleeding21 (72.4)20 (62.5)NS
Applying endodiathermy3 (10)6 (18.8)NS