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Table 3 Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), close-up visus, and sensitivity in the Limoli retinal restoration technique (LRRT) and control groups. Values between the controls and LRRT groups were compared by Student’s t test at baseline (T0) and 6 months (T180)

From: Mesenchymal stem and non-stem cell surgery, rescue, and regeneration in glaucomatous optic neuropathy

  LRRT group (N=14) Control (N=21) pb
Means ± SD ∆ ± SD pa Means ± SD ∆ ± SD pa
T1 T180 T1 T180
BCVA, LogMAR 0.213 ± 0.295 0.154 ± 0.246 −0.058 ± 0.087 0.0264* 0.095 ± 0.135 0.094 ± 0.104 −0.001 ± 0.067 0.9446 0.0353*
 %    27.3%     1.1%  
Close-up visus, pts 10.21 ± 7.44 8.29 ± 5.59 1.93 ± 5.37 0.2009 6.57 ± 1.47 6.90 ± 1.92 −0.33 ± 1.80 0.4057 0.0818
 %    18.8%     −5.02%  
Sensibility, dB 10.00 ± 5.82 11.12 ± 6.00 1.12 ± 1.17 0.0033* 13.20 ± 5.90 12.64 ± 5.83 −0.56 ± 1.53 0.1093 0.0014*
 %    11.2%     −4.2%  
  1. SD Standard Deviation, logMAR logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution, pts points, dB decibel, mean changes from T0 to T180
  2. *Statistical significance with p value ≤ 0.05
  3. aIntergroup comparison
  4. bComparison between the groups