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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.

Dimensions

  • Width
    30.5 cm (12 in.)
  • Length
    12 in. 30.5 cm (12 in.)
  • Height
    40.6 cm (16 in.)
  • Weight
    6.8 kg (15 lbs.)
  • Material
    Aluminum, Leaded Glass

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