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Lead Apron Screening

By Stephen Marshall We all know the dangers of radiation, and how important it is to keep our exposure to it to a minimum. Lead aprons are the single most important line of defence against radiation in a clinical environment. Everyone working within a Theatre, Cath Lab, Fluoroscopy room or anywhere where medical radiation is …

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We Have Moved

Rothband has moved to a new location in the heart of Burnley. As one of the only British owned and run companies, manufacturing x-ray protection, we have relocated due to unprecedented growth triggered by the success of our bilayer materials. These materials have played a role in revolutionising the global x-ray protection market and Rothband …

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In Memory of Steve Carr

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Steve Carr who passed away suddenly on the 17th January 2018. Steve worked within the realm of radiography for many years and we are honoured that he spent a good portion of that time working for Rothband before retiring. We have been asked by …

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How will artificial intelligence enhance radiology?

AI could add value by discovering new knowledge and extracting more and better information from imaging examinations in order to achieve better outcomes for patients at lower cost, wrote the team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers led by Dr. James Thrall. “For radiologists, adding value includes establishment of more efficient work processes and improved job …

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MR Artefacts Tutorial

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British Institute of Radiology advice on Personal Protective Equipment

On the 26th of September,the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) produced posters, videos, and a book advising on personal protective equipment. The guidance gives practical advice on how staff should select, wear, and store their protective equipment. It also gives clear advice on how to comply with regulations and prepare a risk assessment. It is …

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Radiation and Your Brain

Possible measures to reduce radiation exposure in the cath lab. By Ariel Roguin, MD, PhD, and Gabriel Bartal, MD, FCIRSE, FSIR Full Article in EV Today – August 2016 http://evtoday.com/pdfs/et0816_F7_Marsh.pdf Scatter Cap Light

Minimizing Radiation Risk to Patients and Staff

The ultimate goal of radiation protection in fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures is optimizing the administered radiation dose. BY GABRIEL BARTAL, MD, FCIRSE, FSIR; ELISEO VAÑÓ, PhD; GRACIANO PAULO, PhD; AND ARIEL ROGUIN, MD, PhD Full Article in EV Today – August 2016 http://evtoday.com/pdfs/et0816_F3_Bartal.pdf

Rothband supplies special X-ray apron for Oldham theatre nurse.

Ann Brooks, a Theatre Scrub Practitioner at the Royal Oldham Hospital has recently taken delivery of a Rothband Top and Kilt manufactured with the new Bilayer light weight material. Due to a medical condition, Ann required an Ultra-light x-ray apron that was made to measure .She found conventional Aprons uncomfortable and difficult to wear for …

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