Table 1 Clinical and ultrasonography parameters at day 0 and day 14
VariableDay 0, mean (95% CI)Day 14, mean (95% CI)Change, mean (95% CI)p Value*
Likert score3.3 (3.11 to 3.49)1.9 (1.63 to 2.17)−1.4 (−1.71 to −1.09)<0.0001
VAS activity47 (37.1 to 56.9)15 (7.5 to 22.5)−31 (−40.1 to −21.9)<0.0001
VAS palpation3 (2.57 to 3.43)1.2 (0.72 to 1.68)−2 (−2.53 to −1.47)<0.0001
RI0.74 (0.702 to 0.778)0.93 (0.894 to 0.966)0.2 (0.14 to 0.26)<0.0001
Colour fraction0.14 (0.04 to 0.24)0.02 (0 to 0.04)−0.12 (−0.15 to −0.09)<0.0001
  • RI, resistive index; VAS, visual analogue scale.

  • *Under the null hypothesis of no change.