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Table 1 Operator perception scores of three bronchoscope (Median (IQR))

From: Evaluation of a new developed disposable and portable bronchoscopy system

   YunSendo-R Olympus Ambu
Image clarity 1: can't figure → 10: optimal clear 9 (8–9.25) 9 (9–10) 7 (5.75–7)*
Image color contrast 1: can't figure → 10: optimal sharp 9 (8–9.25) 9 (8.75–9.25) 7 (5.75–7.25)*
Image illumination 1: can’t figure → 10: optimal bright 9 (8–9.25) 9.5 (9–10) 7 (6.75–8)*
Capture sensitivity 1: no reaction → 10: instant 8 (8–8.25) 9 (8–9.25) 7 (7–8)
Field of view 1: narrowest → 10: broadest 8.5 (8–9.25) 9 (8.75–9.25) 8 (8–8)
Suction ability 1: can't suck → 10: optimal power 9 (8.75–9) 9 (9–10) 8 (7.75–8.25)
Working channel insertion 1: can't passage → 10: easy to passage 8.5 (7.75–9) 9.5 (9–10) 8 (7–8)
Button sensitivity 1: no reaction → 10: instant 8 (7.5–9) 9 (9–10)* 8 (7–9)
Scope tip flexibility 1: can't flex → 10: easy to flex 9.5 (8–10) 9 (8–9.25) 8 (7–8)*
  1. § IQR, interquartile ranges; YunSendo-R, YunSendo-R bronchoscope (SBR-200); Olympus, Olympus bronchoscope (BF-H290); Ambu, Ambu bronchoscope (Ambu®ascope3™)
  2. *P < 0.05 comparing to YunSendo-R bronchoscope