Journal of Ophthalmology / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Bevacizumab Injection in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration Associated with Poor Initial Visual Acuity

Table 2

Visual acuity (VA) and central retinal thickness (CRT) outcome in patients previously treated with PDT compared with patients without prior PDT.

Patients with prior PDT ( 𝑛 = 1 0 )PPatients without prior PDT ( 𝑛 = 2 8 )P

VA(logMAR)
 (i) At baseline1.3 ± 0.241.4 ± 0.36
 (ii) At final examination1.16 ± 0.150.0431.18 ± 0.380.001
 (iii) At 12 months1.08 ± 0.20.0391.28 ± 0.370.03

CRT (μm)
 (i) At baseline472.33 ± 61.23427.11 ± 167.52
 (ii) At final examination323.4 ± 159.60.1301 ± 131.0810−4
 (iii) At 12 months312.75 ± 184.90.18313.31 ± 138.90.01

LogMAR: logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution; VA: visual acuity; CRT: central retinal thickness; PDT: photodynamic therapy.

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