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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients undergoing epiretinal membrane surgery

From: Recurrence rate and need for reoperation after surgery with or without internal limiting membrane removal for the treatment of the epiretinal membrane

  Group (ERM) n = 78 Group (ERM+ILM) n = 47 p
Age, years, mean (range) (n = 125) 65.8 ± 10.6 (41–80) 67.2 ± 1.3 (43–80) 0.46
Gender (male/female) 46/32 24/23 O.67
Preoperative visual acuity LogMAR 0.61 (0.20–1.30) 0.60 (0.20–1.30) 0.73
Preoperative visual acuity snellen 20/80p 20/80 1.00
Postoperative visual acuity LogMAR 0.20 (0.00–1.0) 0.20 (0.00–0.90) 0.69
Postoperative visual acuity snellen 20/30 20/30 1.00
Preoperative average central retinal thickness mm, mean (range) 467 ± 85.9 (281–663) 497 ± 123.0 (172–798) 0.16
Postoperative average central retinal thickness mm, mean (range) 361 ± 101.1 (171–647) 367 ± 75.2 (219–582) 0.80
Recurrence 16 (20.5%) 6 (12.8%) 0.39
Reoperation 5 (6.4%) 1 (1.85%) 0.88
Pre treatment pseudophakic 20 (25%) 13 (27%) 0.91
Pos treatment pseudophakic 69 (88%) 43 (91%) 0.81
Follow-up time 46 (6–180) 36 (7–120) 0.06