Table 2

Complications over the entire follow-up*

ComplicationAADI (n=56 eyes)AGV (n=70 eyes)
Frequency%Frequency%
None4478.65071.4
Encysted bleb00.068.6
Tube occlusion35.445.7
Tube cornea touch35.434.3
Tube erosion23.611.4
Hyphema11.834.3
Hypotony23.611.4
Cataract0034.3
Cystoid macular oedema0022.9
Choroidal detachment712.511.4
Retinal detachment35.434.3
Suprachoroidal haemorrhage0011.4
Endophthalmitis0022.9
Other47.1811.4
  • *The mean duration of follow-up in the AGV and AADI groups was 25.33±11.03 months and 13.77±10.07 months, respectively.

  • AADI, Aurolab aqueous drainage implant; AGV, Ahmed glaucoma valve.