Table 4

Postoperative management* possibility of multiple procedure for each patient


Gel stent (n=34)Trabeculectomy (n=34)P value
Visit in the first 12 months12.76 (4.41)10.88 (4.87)0.15
Visit in the first 24 months22.04 (8.87)17.20 (8.87)0.055
Surgical adjustments
 Suture lysis015(44.1%)
 Nd:YAG2 (5.8%)0
 MMC*1.2 (0.9)0.9 (1.5)0.382
 Needling*2.7 (2.8)1.7 (3.05)0.272
Additional surgery
 Bleb revision12
 Trabeculectomy70
  • Data are mean (SD) or number (percentage).

  • MMC, mitomycin-C.