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Table 4 Results of electromyographic examination, maximal amplitude for the HA and TA group and the non affected extremity during gait

From: Gait patterns after intraarticular treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the Knee - Hyaluronan versus triamcinolone: a prospective, randomized, doubleblind, monocentric study

      Affected Extremity         Non-affected Extremity    
EMG Max [μV] Visit   HA-Group   Significance TA-Goup Significance HA-Group Significance   TA-Group Significance
  1 2   1 2    1 2    1 2   
  Mean SD Mean SD p-value Mean SD Mean SD p-value Mean SD Mean SD p-value Mean SD Mean SD p-value
Rectus femoris 7.2 2.8 7.3 2.5 0.1888 6.6 2.3 6.8 2.2 0.3345 6.3 1.8 7.0 1.8 0.0503 6.0 1.4 6.3 1.8 0.5255
Vastus medialis 8.5 3.2 9.4 3.1 0.2087 9.0 3.7 9.5 3.5 0.3809 8.2 3.4 8.5 3.3 0.4751 8.3 2.9 8.4 2.9 0.7317
Vastus lateralis 13.6 7.4 13.8 7.3 0.7751 14.6 8.4 14.6 7.0 0.4237 12.2 6.4 13.3 5.8 0.0503 12.4 5.7 13.7 5.9 0.0409
Semitendinosus 9.4 4.5 9.7 4.0 0.4073 10.5 4.5 12.9 7.1 0.0385 11.3 5.4 11.6 6.3 0.7317 12.0 4.9 13.0 7.3 0.3158
Biceps femoris 16.0 12.0 15.9 10.9 0.9658 12.7 6.8 12.7 5.5 0.7317 16.6 15.1 14.8 11.8 0.4751 10.6 5.1 11.3 5.2 0.3674
Tibialis anterior 43.9 14.2 45.2 17.6 0.3758 43.7 17.6 45.6 19.9 0.3673 41.6 9.8 47.4 13.0 0.0520 43.9 16.5 49.6 29.3 0.4237
Gastrocenemius medialis 16.9 8.0 18.0 7.3 0.2087 18.2 6.5 20.1 8.4 0.0536 21.5 8.5 22.7 10.7 0.4751 22.2 8.3 25.3 8.8 0.0032