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Table 4 Comparison among real calculated TBSA, BurnCalc and estimated TBSA with traditional methods by different doctors

From: BurnCalc assessment study of computer-aided individual three-dimensional burn area calculation

  Real calculated TBSA* BurnCalc Surgeon 1 Surgeon 2 Surgeon 3 Surgeon 4
1 32.15 31.51 40.00 37.00 38.00 40.00
2 16.33 16.08 21.00 18.00 20.00 22.00
3 5.63 5.73 8.00 8.00 10.00 7.00
4 3.81 3.94 6.00 5.00 6.00 3.50
5 14.21 13.88 17.00 15.00 18.00 17.00
6 8.95 8.71 10.00 10.00 12.00 11.00
7 1.68 1.70 5.00 3.00 4.00 3.00
8 11.81 11.97 12.00 12.00 13.00 12.00
9 2.40 2.44 5.00 3.00 3.00 4.00
10 6.35 6.42 8.00 7.50 7.00 10.00
11 4.50 4.51 6.00 5.00 6.00 7.00
12 19.17 19.12 21.00 19.00 23.00 24.00
13 9.23 9.57 12.00 10.00 11.00 14.00
14 11.48 11.41 14.00 12.00 13.00 16.00
15 9.02 9.03 12.00 12.00 13.00 14.00
16 24.74 25.10 31.00 27.00 26.00 30.00
17 3.88 3.89 5.00 5.00 4.50 6.00
Mean (μ) 10.90 10.88 13.71 12.26 13.38 14.15
Standard deviation (σ) 8.33 8.23 9.82 9.00 9.24 10.10
  1. * Real calculated TBSA: measured patch area/formula caculated body surface area.
  2. Measures are presented in percentage (%).