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Table 2 Fluoroscopic exposure time and radiation dose rates with and without auditory feedback dosimeter

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

Parameters Without auditory feedback dosimeter (n = 15) With auditory feedback dosimeter (n = 15)
Fluoroscopic exposure time (min) (mean ± standard deviation) 4.800 ± 0.430 4.200 ± 0.530
p-value < 0.001
Radiation dose rate for the left hand (mSv/h) 0.960 ± 0.100 0.790 ± 0.120
p-value < 0.001
Radiation dose rate for the left arm (mSv/h) 0.110 ± 0.020 0.070 ± 0.010
p-value < 0.001
Radiation dose rate for the left leg (mSv/h) 0.220 ± 0.060 0.150 ± 0.020
p-value < 0.001