Table 2 Level of VEGF and PlGF in IVR group and IVA group

From: Expression of vascular infarction-related molecules after anti-vascular endothelium growth factor treatment for diabetic macular edema

  Ranibuzumab Aflibercept
pre 1w 1 M pre 1w 1 M
VEGF
(pg/ml)
AC 138.1 ± 25.8   58.5 ± 42.7* 164.6 ± 28.3   4.8 ± 0.9**
Plasma 120.2 ± 11.3 137.4 ± 17.7 136.6 ± 13.0 93.7 ± 17.6 39.5 ± 11.6** 64.3 ± 15.2*
PlGF
(pg/ml)
AC 5.8 ± 1.9   5.4 ± 0.9 5.1 ± 1.1   3.6 ± 1.0*
Plasma 3.7 ± 0.5 3.4 ± 0.4 3.4 ± 0.5 4.0 ± 0.5 5.6 ± 0.5** 3.7 ± 0.4 
  1. Data are the means ± standard deviations. Non-repeated ANOVA was used to determine the significance of the correlation between the groups, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01.
  2. AC: anterior chamber.
  3. VEGF: vascular endothelial growth factor.
  4. PlGF: placental growth factor.