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Table 2 Comparing the results of different studies in the literature

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

Study ILM peeling no ILM peeling ILM peeling no ILM peeling
Eyes N Mean postoperative BCVA (LogMar) mean/SD Eyes N Mean postoperative BCVA (LogMar) mean/SD p Recurrence rate Recurrence rate p
Kwork [6] 25 0.46/0.37 17 0.65/0.32 0.09 0 3 0.41
Shimada [7] 142 0.26/0.28 104 0.3/0.32 0.53 0 17 <0.001
Lee [24] 21 0.2/0.17 19 0.31/0.23 0.39 0 0 1.00
Kang [25] 28 0.23/0.2 23 0.3/0.31 0.32 1 3 0.62
Ahn [1] 40 0.17/0.17 69 0.11/0.12 1.00 3 14 0.03
Ripandelli [17] 30 0.05/0.08 30 0.06/0.11 0.95 0 0 1.00
Novelli et al. 78 0.2/0.24 47 0.2/0.21 0.85 6 16 0.04