International Journal of Endocrinology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Direct Photocoagulation Guided by Merged Retinal Images for the Treatment of Focal Diabetic Macular Edema

Table 1

Baseline characteristics at the time of registration.

MIG-PC groupa ()FG-PC groupb () value

Mean age (years)65.3 ± 6.363.6 ± 7.20.47a
Mean hemoglobin A1c (%)7.2 ± 0.37.5 ± 0.40.42a
Insulin therapy15 (53.6%)13 (48.1%)0.58a
Left eye : right eye12 : 1414 : 130.64b
Gender (male/female)16/1215/120.57b
Mean duration of DM (years)13.3 ± 2.312.6 ± 2.10.48b
Mean serum creatinine2.11 ± 0.322.04 ± 0.220.38a

aMann–Whitney test; bchi-square test; DM: diabetes mellitus; MIG-PC: merged image-guided photocoagulation; FG-PC: fluorescein angiography-guided photocoagulation.