Major C-Arm Manufacturers

Major C-Arm Manufacturers:major c-arm manufacturers


  • The GE-OEC 9900 is by far the most popular C-arm in the United States.
    • Most surveys show that 7 out of 10 mobile C-arms in use in the US are GE-OEC C-arms.
    • GE-OEC has an overall 71% market share.
    • In the general surgery and orthopedic  segments, GE OEC c-arms market share rises to almost 90%.
    • Their share of the vascular market is about 80%.


  • They  have about 11% of the overall mobile c-arm market, but have a much higher share of the 3D and Flat panel segments.

Philips Healthcare:

  • Philips has about 6% of the overall mobile fluoro market.
  • Approximately 60% in the flat panel c-arm segment.


  • Perfect for the smaller medical spa.

Purchase Considerations:

  • Price of a new or used c-arm.
  • Age of the c-arm.
    • The age of any medical imaging machine or equipment is always something to consider especially when buying a used c-arm.
    • Just because a brand is the most popular does not necessarily make it the most up to date.
  • The most popular brand of c-arm around the world is the GE OEC models.
    • The GE OEC 9800 is the most used c-arm in medical facilities.
    • GE OEC 9800 started being manufacturing in 1999.
    • Siemens c-arms, on the other hand, started being manufactured in 2005.
  •   Features, Brand and model do matter.   
    • Siemens c-arms have flat monitors and the GE OEC 9800 can be upgraded to them.
    • Phillips comes with a better price tag for a newer model.
  • How Easy Will it Be to Service my C-Arm?
    • Operating rooms need a c-arm that is reliable, but also easy to service no matter where you are located.
    • One of the main selling points for the GE OEC 9800 is how easy it is to service and find parts no matter where in the world you are located.

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