“Background. There is great variability in radiation safety practices in cardiac catheterization laboratories around the world. Methods. We performed an international online survey on radiation safety including interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, interventional radiologists, and vascular surgeons…”Read More
“As the conversation progressed, it became obvious that many that work in the cath lab are not aware of the risks of lightweight “lead”. Who can blame them? At the end of a long day of wearing heavy lead, the effects are immediate - fatigue, aching muscles, sore joints, etc… The cumulative effects of heavy lead aprons can be devastating… The risks of ineffective radiation protection are not as immediate, but the cumulative effect of THIS risk can be CATASTROPHIC.“Read More
“The Rampart M1128 was featured as a solution that met most needs. Thank you to NCVH and Dr Foster for continuing to carry the torch for this topic and for cath lab teams. Get more information by going to https://www.rampartic.com and by following Rampart on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/rampart-ic “Read More
Our very own Dr. Bob Foster will be a featured speaker on May 29th at 4:15pm at NCVH on the topic of radiation safety. He will be discussing the newest tools in radiation protection including the Rampart M1128. We are excited to share more on the conference following its conclusion. Stay tuned!Read More
When Dr. Bob Foster, a triathlete in peak physical health, and one of the nation’s highest-volume Interventional Cardiologist, suffered a second ruptured disk causing a month-long paralysis in one of his legs, he knew it was time to do something about the heavy lead vests that were the cause of his injuries.
And he wasn’t alone. In fact, with 60% of ICs suffering from work-related back issues, he soon discovered that others were looking for a solution too.Read More