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Table 4 Number of sessions and duration of treatment by Group and ranked as not healed (VISA-p < 90) or healed (VISA-p ≥ 90) at the final follow-up

From: Randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of the ultrasound-guided galvanic electrolysis technique (USGET) versus conventional electro-physiotherapeutic treatment on patellar tendinopathy

  GROUP 1 (Electro-physiotherapy) n = 30 Group 2 (USGET) n = 30
  Not healed n = 19 Healed n = 11 TOTAL n = 30 Not healed n = 8 Healed n = 22 TOTAL n = 30
NUMBER SESSIONSa 24(0) [24–24] 36.3(5.04) [32.9–39.7] 38.7(3.5) [37.3–39.9] 4(0) [4–4] 3.0(0.9) [2.6–3.4] 3.3(0.9) [2.9–3.6]
TREATMENT TIME (Days)a 56(0) [56–56] 50.9(7.1) [46.1–55.6] 54.1(4.8) [52.3–55.9] 56(0) [56–56] 42.0(13.6) [35.9–48.0] 45.7(13.2) [40.8–50.6]
  1. a Statistics: Mean (standard deviation) [95% confidence interval]. No statistically significant differences were seen when comparing the number of sessions or time of treatment used in the comparison of both groups