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Clinical Study

Assessment of the Effects of Low-Level Laser Therapy on the Thyroid Vascularization of Patients with Autoimmune Hypothyroidism by Color Doppler Ultrasound

Table 2

Comparison of the observed frequencies of normal or abnormal vascularization determined by post-intervention color Doppler ultrasound in the L and P groups.

VascularizationPost-LLLT
(%)
Postplacebo
(%)
Total
(%)
value

Normal vascularization16 (18.6)5 (5.8)21 (24.4)
Abnormal vascularization
(increased or decreased)
30 (34.9)35 (40.7)65 (75.6)

Total46 (53.5)40 (46.5)86 (100)0.023 *

LLLT: low-level laser therapy; : Ficher’s exact test at after intervention;
*: .

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