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Table 2 Air quantification by optical densitometry (OD)

From: A prospective case series evaluating use of an in-line air detection and purging system to reduce air burden during major surgery

  ClearLine IV mean ± SD Control mean ± SD p value
Fluid flow rates (mL/min) 145 ± 22 137 ± 45 NS
Mean RA air by OD (%) 16 ± 3 46 ± 7 p = 0.004
Air clearance time (s) 3.7 ± 1.2 5.3 ± 1.3 p < 0.001