CARDIOvascular TransRadial Access Platform
True Radiation Protection - Quick Set Up - Left Arm Stabilization
Elevated Right Arm Support - Disinfectant Proof
Andrew Shealy, inventor and President of Trans-Radial Solutions, demonstrates the Cardio-TRAP.
Patents: US 10,548,795 Feb. 4, 2020
CN 2,384,570 Feb. 15, 2017
Barney Wasson, CCRN, Cath Lab manager and medical device inventor, demonstrates Left Access set-up.
US Patent # 9,795,346 Oct. 24,2017
NEW! Rad-Guard Safe View
How does the Cardio-TRAP® fit in?
SHIELD Study in Cath Lab Digest
Bottom line: "Use Lead Shields!"
"Lead equivalency" cautions in 2018 study: Should We Keep the Lead in the Aprons? Tech Vasc Interventional Rad 21:2-6 C 2018 Elsevier Inc.
Cardio-TRAP® in the August, 2017 issue of Cath Lab Digest:
A high volume transradial cath lab found the physician's head exposure reduced 64% by the Cardio-TRAP®. Presented at ACC 2017 in Washington D.C.
A note about "studies": Radiation reduction studies often use "phantoms" rather than actual cath lab procedures. The results vary widely, depending on placement of the phantom and measuring devices. When using lead-free products or claiming unrealistically high protection values, the results should be verified in "real world" Cath Lab procedures.
Study confirms limited shielding value of disposable lead-free pads:
Update on scatter radiation in the Cath Lab:
New shielding for X-Ray tables:
REM-GUARD® Patent issued Jan. 8, 2019
U.S. Patent # 10,172,576 B2
Bilateral Cardio-TRAP® System
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