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Table 3 The radiographic findings at entry into the study.

From: Chinese herbal recipe versus diclofenac in symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN70292892]

  Treatment groups  
Radiographic findings DJW (169 knees) Diclofenac (169 knees) p value
Kellgren and Lawrence X-ray grade [20]    NS
   Grade 2 31 23  
   Grade 3 71 80  
   Grade 4 67 66  
Knee compartment with most severe changes    NS
   Medial tibiofemoral 131 135  
   Lateral tibiofemoral 16 8  
   Patellofemoral 22 26