Journal of Ophthalmology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Intravitreal Bevacizumab Alone or Combined with Macular Laser Photocoagulation for Recurrent or Persistent Macular Edema Secondary to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Table 1

Patient characteristics by treatment group.

IVB combined with MLP
Group 1
( )
IVB only
Group 2
( )

Age (years) NSa
Gender (male/female) 5/45/6 NSb
Hypertension56 NSb
Baseline BCVA ( ) NSa
Baseline CST ( m) NSa
Number of IVB during 12 months of follow-up NSa
Number of MLP during 12 months of follow-up 0 NA
Duration between onset of BRVO and first IVB (days) NSa
Duration between first IVB and second IVB (months) NSa
Follow-up (months) NSa

BCVA = best corrected visual acuity; CST = central subfield thickness; MLP = macular laser photocoagulation; IVB = intravitreal bevacizumab; VA = logarithm of the minimal angle of resolution visual acuity; NS = not significant; NA = not available; Mann-Whitney test; bchi-square test.