Flexible protective gloves: the emperor's new clothes?

  title={Flexible protective gloves: the emperor's new clothes?},
  author={Charles A. Kelsey and Fred A. Mettler},
  volume={174 1},
The risk of developing skin cancer is estimated for interventional radiologists who do and do not wear thin, flexible protective leaded gloves. The use of these gloves is extremely expensive in terms of dollars per potential cancer prevented. Good radiographic practice without the use of flexible protective gloves provides adequate protection.