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Table 3

Mean values of the dose and dose rate for the right and left lens according to the catheter access route and P values of the student’s t test done to determine if there were statistically significant differences between the mean values of dose and rate to each route (received by the hemodynamist in the lens).

Catheter route Number of procedures (Mean dose ± SD) [μSv]

Right eye P value Left eye P value
Radial 120 119.7 ± 46.3 0.742 158.1 ± 77.7 0.816
Femoral 86 117.6 ± 44.3 160.8 ± 83.9
Catheter route Number of procedures (Mean dose rate ± SD) [μSv/min]
Right eye P value Left eye P value
Radial 120 37.4 ± 30.1 0.861 47.0 ± 36.5 0.864
Femoral 86 36.4 ± 43.5 48.1 ± 51.6

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