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Table 5 Comparison between GNB and IACSI groups according to decrease in OKS from baseline

From: Intra-articular corticosteroid injection and genicular nerve block under ultrasound guidance in pain control of knee osteoarthritis

Decrease in OKS IACSI (n = 20) GNB (n = 20) p
Baseline—2 week    
 Min.–Max 20–30 30–37 < 0.001*
 Mean ± SD 26.45 ± 3.61 33.50 ± 2.70  
Baseline—4 week    
 Min.–Max 15–25 25–32 < 0.001*
 Mean ± SD 20.10 ± 2.94 28.60 ± 2.60  
Baseline—8 week    
 Min.–Max 2–10 5–12 < 0.001*
 Mean ± SD 5.25 ± 1.48 8.5 ± 2.5  
  1. p: p value for comparing between the studied groups
  2. *: Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05