Needle Loading Shield
Needle Loading Shield Overview
The Needle Loading Shield protects clinicians from radiation exposure while loading prostate implant needles with iodine or palladium seeds.
- 22 HVL of protection for iodine seeds.
- For 100 iodine seeds at 0.4 mCi, exposure behind the glass is reduced to 6.4 x 10-15 R/h.
- For 100 iodine seeds at 1.0 mCi, exposure behind the glass is reduced to 1.6 x 10-14 R/h.
Width30.5 cm (12 in.)
Length12 in. 30.5 cm (12 in.)
Height40.6 cm (16 in.)
Weight6.8 kg (15 lbs.)
MaterialAluminum, Leaded Glass