Table 1

Baseline characteristics

Insertion groupInverted flap groupP values
Number of eyes1526
Age, years66.3±7.8065.7±7.20.904*
Gender, male:female6:93:230.053†
Lens, phakic:pseudophakic15:024:20.524†
Duration of symptoms, months7.1±5.24.10±5.080.081*
BCVA, logMAR units1.2±0.41.0±0.30.355*
Minimum diameter of MH, μm662.1±120.9657.1±121.80.899*
Base diameter of MH, μm1016.2±152.31028.9±150.60.797*
EZ defect, μm1308.5±383.11225.4±358.10.565*
ELM defect, μm1077.0±241.31012.1±305.70.480*
  • *Mann-Whitney U test.

  • †Fisher’s exact test.

  • BCVA, best corrected visual acuity; ELM, external limiting membrane; EZ, ellipsoid zone; logMAR, logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution; MH, macular hole.