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Table 1 User (physician) preference testing: summary response statistics

From: Electromagnetic image guidance in gynecology: prospective study of a new laparoscopic imaging and targeting technique for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids

  Subjects, N Mean scorea
Targeting statements
 The transducer and handpiece dynamic animation were helpful in targeting the fibroid 5 5 ± 0
 The use of TAG enabled the ability to reach the fibroid faster 5 5 ± 0
 Knowing the handpiece trajectory helped to target the fibroid 5 5 ± 0
 The transducer and handpiece dynamic animation helped visualize the positions of the actual transducer and handpiece in the cavity 5 5 ± 0
 The use of TAG provided confidence when targeting the fibroid 5 5 ± 0
Feature statements
 The center tip-to-plane meter was useful in staying in plane 4 4.75 ± 0.5
 The double green ring in the trajectory was useful in determining the location of the tip 5 3.6 ± 0.5
 The purple Targeting Zone was useful in determining where the tip intersected the ultrasound plane 5 5 ± 0
 While entering the fibroid and deploying the electrodes, it was easier to visualize the electrodes if the targeting zone was turned off 5 4.2 ± 0.8
 The messages below the two windows provided useful information 5 3.8 ± 0.4
  1. TAG targeting animation guidance
  2. aStatements were evaluated according to the following scoring system: (1) strongly disagree, (2) disagree, (3) neither disagree nor agree, (4) agree, (5), strongly agree