An Innovative Device for Pediatric Radiology

The Browning Ball is a patented pediatric medical positioning device. Proving to be effective in the field, it was featured in the journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (Vol. 79, No. 2, November/December 2007).

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How It Works

By hugging the Browning Ball, the young patient’s shoulder blades—also known as scapulae—are removed in the image of the lung field. Arm straps are available if needed.

Additionally, this device is durable and puncture-resistant because of its medical-grade vinyl coating. It is easy to clean and disinfect as well.

Who Can Use It

Anyone who is an X-ray technologist, or a medical professional in the radiographic field can use the Browning Ball. I developed this product so young patients, especially those who are too small or too large for devices, can have a better experience.

Isn't the PA (Posterior - Anterior) chest the standard?

Yes, Most pediatric patients are done AP

Does this increase heart size?

Yes, so minimal it doesn't make a difference. We're looking at the lung, not heart size.

Is it safe unattended?

Yes, its shape keeps it from rolling around.

How is it cleaned?

With standard hospital disinfectant.