Journal of Ophthalmology / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Role of Intravitreal Antivascular Endothelial Growth Factor Injections for Choroidal Neovascularization due to Choroidal Osteoma

Table 3

Summary profile comparing patients who underwent PDT plus anti-VEGF to patients who had anti-VEGF therapy alone (excluding chronic cases of CNV) at the 6-month follow-up .

CategoryAgeGender (M/F)Mean follow-upCNV locationInitial vision (logMar)Final vision (logMar)Number of PDT sessionsNumber of injections

PDT group 272/432 monthsSubfoveal 5 
Juxtafoveal 1
0.650.401.8 (1–4)3.9

No PDT group 327/1124 monthsSubfoveal 8 
Juxtafoveal 4 
Extrafoveal 4 
Peripapillary 2
0.770.4204.4

VEGF = vascular endothelial growth factor; CNV = choroidal neovascularization; M = male; F = female; PDT = photodynamic therapy; logMar = logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution.