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Table 1 Radiation dose rate (mSv/h) for the operating physician and the assistant

From: Reduction of radiation exposure to operating physician and assistant using a real-time auditory feedback dosimeter during femoral artery puncturing: a study on swine model

  Left hand (n = 15) Right hand (n = 15) Left leg (n = 15) Right leg (n = 15) Left arm (n = 15) Right arm (n = 15)
Dose rate for the operating physician (mean ± SD) 0.960 ± 0.100 0.740 ± 0.190 0.220 ± 0.060 0.140 ± 0.030 0.110 ± 0.020 0.060 ± 0.010
p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Dose rate for the assistant (mean ± SD) 0.090 ± 0.010 0.070 ± 0.010 0.020 ± 0.010 0.010 ± 0.004 0.030 ± 0.010 0.010 ± 0.003
p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. SD Standard deviation