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Table 1 Overall study design

From: Efficacy and safety of curcumin and its combination with boswellic acid in osteoarthritis: a comparative, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Visit Visit 1
Study site
At home Visit 2
Study site
Visit 3
Study site
Study day 1 1–84 28 84
Information/Informed Consent x    
Radiography x    
Sonography     x
Blood sampling (ESR,CRP analysis) x    x
PPM testsa x   x x
WOMAC test x   x x
Treatment   x   
Tablets intake count   x x x
Adverse Events   x x x
  1. aPPM tests set includes 30-s Chair Stand Test (30s–CST), 40 m (4x10m) Fast Paced Walk Test (40 m FPWT), Timed Up and Go Test (TUG) and Stair Climb Test (SCT)