Table 2

Results

Gas and ligature groupStandard groups
Group A phakicGroup B pseudophakic/aphakic
Mean follow-up, months23.3±13.9 (range 2–48)28.5±22.1 (range 6–84)49.8±22.7 (range 2–72)
Mean IOP
 Preoperative29.8±7.6 mm Hg (range 16–50)31.4±9.8 mm Hg (range 16–56)33.3±6.5 mm Hg (range 25–45)
 Postoperative (final visit)20.0±7.5 mm Hg (range 10–50)18.9±6.2 mm Hg (range 7–34)20.5±10.2 mm Hg (range 12–46)
 Percentage change30.8±22.6% (range −42.9 to 75.5)34.5±24.2% (range −6.7 to 73.1)36.2±33.6% (range −43.8 to 69)
Outcome (eyes)
 Success38 (75%)23 (82.1%)13 (86.7%)
 Complete16 (30.8%)11 (39.2%)2 (13.3%)
 Qualified22 (44.2%)12 (42.8%)11 (73.4%)
 Failure12 (25%)5 (17.9%)2 (13.3%)
Medication
 Preoperative score3.2±1.1 (range 1–5)3.3±1.6 (range 0–7)3.5±0.9 (range 2–5)
 Postoperative score (topical)1.3±1.2 (range 0–4)1.0±0.9 (range 0–3)1.3±0.8 (range 0–3)
Complications (eyes)
Early postoperative
 IOP >30 mm Hg day 18 (range 32–45 mm Hg)02
 SCH1
 Choroidal detachment5
 Aqueous misdirection41
 Iris/vitreous in tube2
 Hyphaema/vitreous haemorrhage2
Late postoperative
Tube erosion
No cover1/21/1
Tutoplast0/60/2
Tutopatch1/62/2
Donor sclera0/210/150/11
Scleral rotation flap3/180/70/3
Corneal decompensation111
Retinal detachment2
Mild diplopia421
Tube repositioning3
  • IOP, intraocular pressure; SCH, suprachoroidal haemorrhage.