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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Baseline patient characteristics

Feature SB by vitreoretinal fellows (n = 41) SB by retina specialist (n = 41) p-value
Sex (female) 16 (39.0) 23 (56.1) 0.540*
Age (years) 42.9 ± 18.4 31.7 ± 14.5 0.003*
Diabetes 1 (2.4) 2 (4.9) 1.000
Hypertension 4 (9.8) 3 (7.3) 1.000
Right eye 29 (70.7) 20 (48.8) 0.043*
Presence of inferior retinal break 12 (29.3) 23 (56.1) 0.014*
Macular detachment 15 (36.6) 12 (29.3) 0.481*
Pseudophakia 4 (9.8) 1 (2.4) 0.359
Refractive error (SEq, D) -3.2 ± 3.5 -4.3 ± 3.5 0.172*
BCVA (logMAR) 0.35 ± 0.68 0.20 ± 0.52 0.261*

Values are presented as total number (%) or mean ± standard deviation.

SB = scleral buckling; SEq = spherical equivalent; D = diopter; BCVA = best-corrected visual acuity; logMAR = logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution.

*Chi-square test; Fisher’s exact test.

J Retin 2021;6:1-7 https://doi.org/10.21561/jor.2021.6.1.1
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