Table 1

Baseline characteristics

IVTA group* (n=84)IVTA after VIT group† (n=73)P value
Age (years)62.3±7.264.9±8.10.41*
Gender (male/female)51/3347/260.63†
Duration of DM (years)11.2±2.512.4±2.80.24*
Haemoglobin A1c (%)7.2±0.27.3±0.30.56*
Insulin therapy36 (42.8 %)31 (42.5%)0.62†
Serum creatinine2.19±0.322.31±0.420.41*
  • *Mann-Whitney test.

  • †χ2 test.

  • DM, diabetes mellitus; IVTA, intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide; VIT, vitrectomy.