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Table 1 The characteristics of the CIDMA catheter

From: Development, safety and efficacy of a novel circular-irrigated deca-channel mapping and ablation catheter for pulmonary vein isolation

Sample The bending load of shaft soaking in water (N) The diameter of adjustable circular (mm) The diameter in loop (mm) The bending force of handle (N)
In water 0 min In water 30 min In water 240 min Initial state Controlled state
1# 3.1379 2.008 1.7442 31.73 28.77 2.35 13.53
2# 2.8277 1.7384 1.4932 32.92 28.98 2.33 13.75
3# 2.8336 1.8497 1.4032 32.57 28.09 2.25 13.55
Mean ± SD 2.9331 ± 0.1774 1.8654 ± 0.1355 1.5469 ± 0.1767 32.41 ± 0.61 28.61 ± 0.47 2.31 ± 0.05 13.61 ± 012
P value 0.018 0.013