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Major C-Arm Companies

Major C-Arm Companies – Differences to Consider When Purchasing Imaging Equipment. Major C-Arm companies are GE, Philips, Siemens, Ziehm, Hologic, and SonoSite. Cost? When it comes to the cost of a C-Arm what matters the most is the age of the C-Arm, features, as well as the brand & model. For example, a Philips Pulsera can…

OEC 9800 – Best Selling C-Arm

While it is true that OEC no longer sells new 9800 C-arms, the OEC 9800 has been the best-selling C-arm ever in America. It has been a mainstay on the C-Arm market for 20 years, but many are concerned that it will become obsolete or declared end of life. The latest new unit sold in…

C-Arms – Information and Usages

C-Arm name is derived from the C-shaped arm used to connect the x-ray source and x-ray detector to one another, and has various spellings: C-arm, C-Arm, c-arm, c arm. C-arms have radiographic capabilities, though they are used primarily for fluoroscopic intraoperative imaging during surgical, orthopedic and emergency care procedures. The devices provide high-resolution X-ray images in real time, thus allowing the physician…

Mini C-Arm Advantages & Disadvantages

Mini c-arms produce a small detector area, uses lower laser power, has tight beam collimation and uses the new technique of pulse fluoroscopy.  Because it’s  simple to use and compact, it’s popular for routine use, especially for hand, ankle and foot surgeries. They have also contributed toward making procedures less invasive and costly.  This is…

Sell Your Medical Equipment

Pacific Healthcare Imaging has been in the business of selling and servicing medical equipment for many years. However did you know that we also buy back equipment from clinics, hospitals, private physicians and imaging centers?  We do! We are actively looking to buy anything used in  imaging equipment including: MRI machines. Both single-slice and multi…

Ultrasound Versus Radiology

Medical professionals use sonography to diagnose conditions and internal injuries. Ultrasound techniques are also used to monitor pregnancies and help doctors develop treatment plans.  The importance of accurate imaging in modern medicine makes skilled sonographers a critical part of any healthcare team. Emerging technology is increasing the usefulness of medical imagining. The ability to view different body…

Mobile C-Arm

What is a Mobile C-Arm? Mobile C-Arms are medical imaging devices that are based on X-ray technology and can be used flexibly in various ORs within a clinic. The name is derived from the C-shaped arm used to connect the X-ray source and X-ray detector to one another.  Since the introduction of the first C-arm…

Renting Imaging Equipment

Renting imaging equipment can be an attainable operating expense that fits into even modest budgets.  For many hospitals, clinics, or private imaging centers, buying new or used imaging equipment requires large capital expenditures. The greatest value of renting is the low risk it carries. It brings the equipment you need into your facility, and costs…

Comed KMC-950 C-Arm

Comed KMC-950 C-Arm is our New C-Arm for sale.  Please contact us if you have any questions about any of our new c-arm systems. Comed KMC-950 C-Arm: Allows the user to perform most c-arm procedures. With the ease of movement and positioning, the KMC-950 c-arm machine allows for fast alignment when used with an imaging…

AfterMarket OEC Monitor Upgrade

Aftermarket OEC monitor upgrades have several options: a single, large split screen, two individual screens, fixed screens, rotating screens, screens on an articulating arm. There are also 1k, 2k, and now, 4k resolution. OEC Monitor Upgrade There is a board range of prices, depending on options.  At the high is including an articulating arm, while…

X-Ray Equipment

X-Ray machines have revolutionized the medical industry.  Healthcare providers can now clearly peer into the human body without intrusion. X-Ray – Discovery and First Use: Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, a professor at Wuerzburg University in Germany discovered the x-ray 1895.   When the  cathode ray was active in his laboratory with high voltage, fluorescent minerals nearby began…

Rent Versus Buying Medical Equipment

Rent versus buying medical equipment is a business decision that varies according to each practice’s unique needs and goals.  Practices will rent medical equipment as a test of actual usage before venturing into a particular service line. Common reasons why medical practices rent equipment: Provide uninterrupted operations while equipment is repaired/recalibrated. You have access to…