No matter how small, any dose of radiation has an associated risk of cancer, and this risk increases with greater exposure.2 Zero-Gravity provides an 87-100% reduction in radiation exposure as compared with the combination of conventional lead aprons with table shields and movable shields.
1. Savage C, Seale IV TM, Shaw CJ et al. (2013) Evaluation of a Suspended Personal Radiation Protection System vs. Conventional Apron and Shields in Clinical Interventional Procedures, Open Journal of Radiology; 2 Lloyd W. Klein, Donald L. Miller, Stephen Balter, Warren Laskey, David Haines, Alexander Norbash, Matthew A. Mauro, James A. Goldstein, Occupational Health Hazards in the Interventional Laboratory: Time for a Safer Environment, Radiology, Feb. 2009, Vol. 250, No. 2:538–544, doi:10.1148/radiol.2502082558