Reviews on the Topic of Radiation Safety for Interventionalists

Lightweight Aprons EXPOSED

A practical tutorial for the practicing interventionalists or fluoroscopy worker on the deficiencies of non-lead and lightweight aprons. The problems are explained in relatively simple terms and graphics, with a section providing guidance on how to evaluate one’s own apron or a potential purchase in order to prevent unexpected radiation exposure. Read More...

Beware the “Lightweight Lead Apron”

A more in depth discussion of the problems of lightweight aprons from several angles including regulations, standards, physics, and commercial aspects. (For practical tips on selecting aprons please refer to the “Lightweight aprons exposed” page). Read More...