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Protect Yourself from High Energy Direct Beam and Low Energy Scatter Radiation

When it comes to safeguarding against radiation exposure in cath labs and interventional radiology settings, Scatter Armor disposable radiation shields stand out as crucial protective gear. These shields are designed to mitigate the risks associated with scattered radiation during these procedures, offering a vital defense for Radiologists and other healthcare professionals.

Radiation exposure is a significant concern in various medical procedures, including X-rays, fluoroscopies, and interventional radiology. Scatter Armor disposable shields serve as a barrier, minimizing the harmful effects of scattered radiation and reducing the potential long-term health risks associated with prolonged exposure.  

“The scattered radiation from the patient comprises the main source of radiation dose to staff” – International Atomic Energy Agency

X-rays deflect off of the patient and table during interventional procedures. These shields block radiation at the source with Scatter Armor Radiation Shields  

  • Reduce chest exposure by 55-80%
  • Reduce hand exposure by more than 49%
  • Disposable, highly absorbent, and flexible.

How it Works - Sterile Scatter Armor Shields are placed on top of the patient drape to block scatter radiation at the source, creating a scatter-free zone, reducing harmful radiation exposure to the doctor or clinician.

One Time Use - Scatter Armor Shields are lead-free and disposable.

Sterile - Packaged individually in sterile packets.

Flexible - Scatter Armor Shields easily mold to the patients body for ease of use and maximum protection

Choosing the right supplier for these critical shields is paramount. Z&Z Medical stands out as a top-tier provider in the industry, known not just for the quality of the products the offer - like the Scatter Armor shields but also for their exceptional customer service.

Our commitment to excellence and our dedication to customer satisfaction sets us apart. From offering expert guidance on product selection to ensuring timely delivery and ongoing support, Z&Z Medical prioritizes the needs of our customers like you!

When it comes to safeguarding against radiation, investing in Scatter Armor disposable shields from Z&Z Medical isn't just a choice; it's a commitment to safety and quality. Our reputation for superior products and unparalleled customer service makes us the go-to option for imaging and healthcare professionals seeking reliable radiation protection. visit our website today or email us at for more information.

2 months ago
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C-Arm Table Radiation Scatter Drapes Offer Serious Protection

Welcome to our blog post on our exclusive C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields available from Z&Z Medical!

As a medical imaging provider, you know the importance of protecting yourself and your patients from unnecessary radiation exposure during radiology procedures. C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields are an essential tool in the medical field, helping to reduce scatter radiation and lower badge readings for the staff during C-arm procedures.

At Z&Z Medical, we are proud to offer exclusive C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields that are designed to provide superior protection when you need it most. Our drape shields are made of high-quality materials and are easy to use, making them an essential tool for any practice utilizing c-arms for imaging procedures.

Not only do our C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields provide protection for you but they can also help to lower those high badge readings by the staff in the room every day. Using these drape shields, you can help to reduce your overall radiation exposure and protect yourself and your team from unnecessary risks.

We encourage you to visit our online store to learn more about the C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields we have available. Don’t let unnecessary radiation exposure slow you down – order some of these essential drape scatter shields and start lowering your risk today!

1 year ago
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Are YOU Sure You Have What You Need for Radiation Protection?

Z&Z Medical’s Exclusive Single Sided Table Drape Shielding is designed to protect radiology and healthcare staff from dangerous scatter radiation. Radiation Protection Aprons are often not enough anymore. If you are dealing with High Badge Readings, consider adding another layer of protection from scatter radiation. Our Scatter Shields are perfect for reducing scatter radiation. Easily attach to any c-arm table with hook and loop attachment. Will not interfere with the x-ray image during imaging procedures. Available in a variety of sizes. Have Questions? Email or jump on our “Live Chat” feature on our website.  Either way, we are here to assist you in your radiation protection needs.

1 year ago
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The Best Protective Radiation Eyewear Against Scatter Radiation

By now, you absolutely know just how sensitive your eyes are to radiation. The International Commission on Radiological Protection changed its estimates on the threshold of absorbed dose to just 0.5 Gy. There's nothing more important than proper x-ray eye protection. Fortunately, you have a wide selection of options at Z&Z Medical!


The Dangers of Radiation Exposure to the Eyes

The development of cataracts is the biggest risk of radiation exposure to the eyes. Cataracts are the result of rapid aging in the eyes, and can lead to obscured vision or even blindness, depending on the severity of the condition. Since the ICRP reduced their recommended dose, the medical community has been urged to take greater precautions. The recommended reduction is over seven times the amount of exposure, highlighting the need for all technologists and Radiology personnel to wear better protective eyewear.


Scatter Radiation Protection For Your Eyes

Radiation glasses provide superior shielding during fluoroscopic procedures so you can be sure you're protected from scatter radiation. Glasses today are lightweight and don’t slip during long procedures. All glasses come with an adjustable croaky, cleaning cloth, and safety case.


Not Sure? Try It First!

If you're not sure that a particular pair of radiation glasses is right for you, that's not a problem. Try them for 20 days and return them for a 100% refund if for some reason they don’t fit your needs. Try out a non-prescription pair of frames and see if they fit your needs before you commit. After all, you'll be wearing this pair of glasses for a long time, so you'll want to make sure they're the best fit possible.

Whatever you do, don't hesitate to get the best possible protection for your eyes. Radiation safety glasses are an absolute must, especially when working around scatter radiation. Z&Z Medical is here to help you with selecting the best pair of radiation protection glasses on the market. Let us know if you have any questions on how we can assist you with the purchase of your new glasses.

2 years ago
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Radiation table Drapes for Scatter Protection

Z&Z Medical’s Exclusive Table Drape Single Sided Shielding is designed to protect radiology and healthcare staff from dangerous scatter radiation without obstructing the C-Arm during C-arm procedures. Pleated panels overlap 1” to provide maximum coverage without hindering c-arm tube placement. These protective drapes provide 0.5mm Pb equivalent protection and are manufactured with Lightweight Lead.  Attaches easily to any imaging table or gurney. For double sided protection, simply order two drapes (one for each side of the table/gurney). 

  • Core Material: Lightweight Lead
  • Core Material Thickness: 0.5mm Pb equivalent protection
  • Covering: Classic Easy to Clean Nylon
  • Colors: 112 Grey (default), 110 Taupe, 108 Royal Blue, 114 Black
  • Three standard widths: 24”, 36” and 48”
  • Three standard heights: 24” , 30”, and 36”

Custom table drapes are also available

2 years ago
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