Table 1

Surgical team demographics

SurgeonAssistant surgeonScrub nurseCirculating nurse
Specialty, n (%)
 OB/GYN4 (24)
 Upper GI5 (29)
 Colorectal4 (24)
 Urology4 (24)
Laparoscopic procedure per month, n (%)
 0–95 (29)7 (41)1 (6)0 (0)
 10–208 (47)4 (24)8 (47)5 (33)
 21–303 (18)3 (18)2 (12)3 (20)
 >311 (6)3 (18)6 (35)7 (47)
Robotic experience, n (%)13 (76)15 (88)17 (100)13 (87)
Robotic procedure per month, n (%)
 0–912 (71)7 (41)6 (35)6 (38)
 10–203 (18)5 (29)5 (29)4 (25)
 21–302 (12)2 (12)3 (18)2 (13)
 >310 (0)3 (18)3 (18)4 (25)
Glove size, median (min–max)7.5 (6–8)6.5 (6–8.5)6.5 (6–8)7 (5.5–7.5)
Gender, n (%)
 Male12 (71)5 (29)3 (18)3 (19)
 Female5 (29)12 (71)14 (82)13 (81)
Height (cm), mean (SD)176.93 (10.44)166.37 (8.32)169.53 (7.31)164.68 (9.78)
Handedness, n (%)
 Left1 (6)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 Right15 (88)17 (100)14 (82)15 (94)
 Ambidextrous1 (6)0 (0)3 (18)1 (6)
Hearing issues, n (%)
 Yes2 (12)0 (0)0 (0)1 (6)
 No15 (88)17 (100)17 (100)15 (94)
Wears glasses or lenses, n (%)
 Yes9 (53)6 (35)10 (59)9 (56)
 No8 (47)11 (65)7 (41)7 (44)
Color blind, n (%)
 Yes2 (12)2 (12)1 (6)0 (0)
 No15 (88)15 (88)16 (94)16 (100)
Issues with hands, n (%)
 Yes0 (0)1 (6)0 (0)0 (0)
 No17 (100)16 (94)17 (100)16 (100)
  • GI, gastrointestinal; OB/GYN, obstetrics and gynecology.