Lightweight Lead Aprons and Non-Lead Aprons and Attenuating Head Caps

Featured Article: K Fetterly et al. Head and Neck Radiation Dose and Radiation Safety for Interventional Physicians. JACC Vol 10 No 5 2017.  Read more and link to download manuscript.

Clinical Evaluation of Protective Garments with Respect to Garment Characteristics and Manufacturer Label Information. Lichliter et al. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 Jan;28(1):148-155. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2016.08.006.  
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Can Aprons be Properly Evaluated for their Protective Quality without In-House Validation?
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The Effects of Attentuation Head Caps and Other Common Lead Equivalent Shields on Operator Brain Exposures in the Interventional Environment. Gipson, et al. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2017;28, Issue 2, Supplement, Page S183.

Get the Lead off Our Backs! Rees, CR and Duncan BWC. Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, March 2018, Vol 21, Issue 1, PP7-15.

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The effects of aprons, suspended protection systems, and mobile shields on radiation exposures to the chests and heads of interventional radiologists in clinical practice J. Oros, A. Lichliter, C. Rees

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2018 Vol. 29, Issue 4, S64–S65.

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology, March 17-22, 2018, Los Angeles, CA.    3:27 PM Abstract No. 144

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