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Table 3 Radiation dose rate (mSv/hour) for the assistant with and without the passive robotic device

From: Reduction of operator radiation exposure using a passive robotic device during fluoroscopy-guided arterial puncture: an experimental study in a swine model

Location of dosimeter Dose rate with the device (mean ± SD, n = 15) Dose rate without the device (mean ± SD, n = 15) p value
Dominant hand 0.08 ± 0.02 0.09 ± 0.01 0.042
Head 0.08 ± 0.01 0.09 ± 0.01 0.021
Dominant arm 0.03 ± 0.01 0.04 ± 0.01 0.019
  1. SD standard deviation