Lap guard aprons are common in procedures where radiation is present, like interventional procedures and x-ray exams. Patients and technologists wear lap guard aprons to shield the lower portion of their body from harmful radiation, protecting sensitive internal organs.
The Quickship LapGuard Apron is unique as it can ship within 1-2 business days, ideal for those looking for a lap guard apron quickly. This apron is the standard 0.5mm Pb equivalency front protection and comes in a sapphire diamond ripstop color. This particular apron measures 24” wide by 20” long with a 1” adjustable buckle.Male Kilt-Guard is another common lap guard apron designed to be comfortably worn with protection of the lower body. This apron is a wrap around, lead free guard with the standard 0.5mm Pb protection in the front and 0.25mm Pb protection in the back. The waist pad insert allows long-term comfort, is available in multiple sizes and is easy to use with the hook and loop closure with 2” safety buckle. The Female Skirt-Guard is very similar to the male kilt-guard, only designed with the female anatomy in mind.
As always, it’s important to follow your medical facility’s guidelines when it comes to radiation protection. We can’t stress enough how important radiation protection is in the medical field today. If you have any questions or comments regarding this topic, please leave a message in the box below!