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Table 3 Therapeutic ultrasound (TUS) dosimetric parameters

From: High-energy dose of therapeutic ultrasound in the treatment of patellar tendinopathy: protocol of a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

ParametersAdjusts
Frequency1 MHz
ModeContinuous
Effective radiation area (ERA)7 cm2
Spatial average – Temporal peak (SATP)1,2 W/cm2
Time (t)8 min
Energy (E)4032 J / per application
Beam non-uniformity ratio (BNR)3:1
Application speedSlow (± 4 cm/s)
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