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Table 1 Summary of the fractionation schemes & dose prescriptions

From: Efficacy of low-dose radiotherapy in painful gonarthritis: experiences from a retrospective East German bicenter study

Item N= %
Fractions per week   
1 1045 63.0
2 611 36.8
5 3 0.2
Single dose (Gy)   
0,5 248 14.9
1 1389 83.7
Other 22 1.3
Total dose (Gy)   
4 899 54.2
6 122 7.4
Other 638 38.5
Total 1659 100
  1. In 1037 patients with painful osteoarthritis of the knee who underwent radiotherapy (1659 series) between 1981 and 2008.