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Table 5 Interventional bleb needling rates over time

From: Safety and efficacy outcomes of the Xen45 Gel Stent use for refractory glaucoma: a surgery series from surgeon trainees at a tertiary teaching hospital

Time PostoperativelyFirst bleb needling n (%)Median MMC concentration for initial needling (mcg)Repeat Needling
n (%)
Median MMC concentration for repeat needling (mcg)Needling Complications (n)
Day of Surgery1 (3.6)600 (0.0)Thick tissue (1)
Day 11 (3.6)00 (0.0)
Week 11 (3.6)00 (0.0)
Month 12 (7.1)200 (0.0)
Month 32 (7.1)103 (10.7)20Fractured XEN (1)
Month 61 (3.6)51 (3.6)20Fractured XEN (1)
Month 120 (0.0)00 (0.0)
Month 12+0 (0.0)01 (3.6)0
  1. MMC= mitomycin C