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Table 2 Participant assessment of robotic and conventional ultrasound exams

From: Development and assessment of a telesonography system for musculoskeletal imaging

  Robotic, n (%) Conventional, n (%) p*
Comfort/discomfort during the ultrasound exam   0.524
 Very comfortable 1 (20) 3 (60)  
 Comfortable 3 (60) 2 (40)  
 Neither comfortable nor uncomfortable 1 (20) 0 (0)  
 Uncomfortable 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Very uncomfortable 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Ability to communicate with the radiologist during the ultrasound exam
 Very good 4 (80) 4 (80)  
 Good 1 (20) 1 (20)  
 Neutral 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Poor 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Very poor 0 (0) 0 (0)  
  1. *Based on Fisher’s exact test