Table 4

 Confounding factors in the study groups (SD)

Confounding factorsTreated (n = 32)Control (n = 30)p Value
PT, prothrombin time; PTT, partial thromboplastin time; IOP, intraocular pressure; NS, not significant.
Preoperative serum creatinine (mg/dl)1.2 (0.59)1.3 (0.89)NS
Preoperative platelet count (106/l)227 838209 100NS
Preoperative PT (s)13.5 (2.9)13.6 (3.6)NS
Preoperative PTT (s)38.6 (11)38.5 (9)NS
End of surgery IOP (mm Hg)15.9 (4)14.8 (6)NS
Intraoperative blood pressure systolic (mm Hg)143 (17)134 (24)NS
diastolic (mm Hg)83 (8)81 (12)NS
Postoperative blood pressure systolic (mm Hg)131 (18)132 (14)NS
diastolic (mm Hg)76 (8)76 (8)NS
Postoperative IOP
    first day (mm Hg)20 (6)17 (5)0.037
    first week (mm Hg)16 (6)13 (5)NS
    fourth week (mm Hg)17 (7)15 (5)NS