International Journal of Endocrinology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

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

Table 2

Data relating treatment.

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

Edematous areas (%)28.1 ± 8.325.2 ± 6.90.24a
Injection of ranibizumab (n)12.6 ± 2.126.5 ± 9.20.012a
Laser shots (n)0.72 ± 0.581.87 ± 0.620.00012a
Additional laser (n)1.25 ± 0.562.41 ± 0.490.00001a

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