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Table 1 Lateromedial dimensions (diameter) of tendons used in study and average light transmitted through tendon (uW × 10, n = 9)

From: An investigation into the depth of penetration of low level laser therapy through the equine tendon in vivo

  Horse no. 1 Horse no. 2 Horse no. 3 Horse no. 4 Horse no. 5 Horse no. 6 Horse no. 7 Horse no. 8 Horse no. 9
Horse colour and sex Grey gelding Grey gelding Grey gelding Bay gelding Bay gelding Bay mare Bay mare Bay gelding Bay gelding
CASE (R = right leg, L = left leg) 1 (R) 2(R) 3(L) 4(R) 5(L) 6(R) 7(L) 8(R) 9(L) 10(R) 11(L) 12(R) 13(L) 14(R) 15(L) 16(R) 17(L)
Diameter (cm) 2.8 3.5 3.7 2.9 3.5 3 3.1 2 2 2 2 2.2 2.4 2.2 2 2.3 2.4
Average light transmitted (uW × 10) 0.28 0.3 0.23 0.53 1.81 0.24 0.21 0.14 0.14 0.25 0.28 0.03 0.02 0.05 0.06 0 0.10