Journal of Ophthalmology / 2021 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Real-World Outcomes in Patients with Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion- (BRVO-) Related Macular Edema Treated with Anti-VEGF Injections Alone versus Anti-VEGF Injections Combined with Focal Laser

Table 2

Outcomes in BRVO-related ME: injections only vs. injections plus focal laser.

Injections onlyInjections + laserP value

Gained 3 or more lines on letter chart, N (%)0.35
 Yes20 (35.7)8 (25)
 No36 (64.3)24 (75)
Lines of improvement, median (interquartile range)2 (1–4)2.5 (1–3.5)0.83
% of patients with 20/40 VA or less55.3650.00.66
% of patients with 20/200 VA or more10.7121.880.21
# of injections, median (interquartile range)7.0 (4.5–9.5)4.0 (3.0–7.5)0.12
Final central subfield thickness in μm—OCT, median (interquartile range)299 (255–379)304 (282–373)0.944

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