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C-Arms – Defined

C-Arms Defined:  A medical imaging unit used primarily for fluoroscopic imaging during surgical and orthopedic procedures. A c-arm uses a computer workstation to view, manipulate, store and transfer the images. The C-Arm is named for the C-shaped arm used to connect the x-ray source and x-ray detector to one another. Prior to 1955, when the…

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Diagnostic Radiologists

Diagnostic Radiologists are medical doctors that specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging (radiology) procedures (exams/tests) such as X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound.

Radiologists complete at least 13 years of training, including medical school, a four-year residency, and most often, an additional one- or two-year fellowship of very specialized training, such as radiation oncology, pediatric radiology, or interventional radiology. They are certified by the American Board of Radiology, and they have exacting requirements for continuing medical education throughout their practicing years.

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KMC-950 C-Arm

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 table. X-ray image intensifier on the Comed KMC-9 50 comes standard with 1Kx 1K digital flat-screen monitors. This C-Arm doesn’t require batteries, unlike similar systems…

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Mobile C-Arm Systems

Mobile Imaging Systems are an essential part of everyday hospital life, due to their ability to move around the patient.  The optimum angle for a high-quality image is achieved, while keeping the patient comfortable. Mobile C-Arm systems are mobile imaging devices based on X-ray technology and since the introduction of the first C-arm in 1955,…

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Sell Your Imaging Equipment

Looking to sell your imaging equipment?  Pacific Healthcare Imaging has been in the business of buying, selling and servicing medical equipment for many years. We are actively looking to buy used imaging equipment,  including: MRI machines. Both single-slice and multi CT scanners. Digital Printer and Scanners. C-Arms and Accessories, X-Rays. MRI’s. Refurbishment of Imaging Equipment:…

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GE 9900 Elite C-Arm

GE 9900 Elite c-arm offers superb image quality and an easy-to-use interface, which is ideal for all imaging facilities.  The OEC 9900 C-Arm Elite image processing power is 100 times greater than older OEC C-Arm models, and use Dynamic Range Management. GE Healthcare has set the standard for c-arms and the GE 9900 Elite c-arm…

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C-Arms Market Growth

C-arms market growth is due to the increasing incidence of chronic diseases, such as heart diseases, cancer, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, and epilepsy. The global C-arms market size is expected to grow from $1.97 billion in 2021 to $2.05 billion in 2022. . The growth is mainly due to the companies’ resuming their operations and…

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Rent a C-Arm or Buy?

Rent a C-arm or buy?   For many hospitals, clinics, or private imaging centers, buying a new or used C-Arm requires large capital expenditures.  C-Arm rentals are low risk; lets you acquire equipment quickly, and is easily returned. Benefits: If you rent a C-Arm instead of purchasing or leasing, you can take advantage of certain benefits,…

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Facility Responsibilities For C-Arm Installation

Facility responsibilities for c-arm installation that falls to your facility and staff to implement directly.  However, all of  us at Pacific Healthcare Imaging are here to help you every step of the way! Facility Responsibilities: State Regulation and Registration Regulatory compliance for state registration is the responsibility of the facility receiving the new equipment and…

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C-Arm Sizes

C-Arm sizes include Mini C-Arms, Compact C-Arms, and  Full-Size C-Arms.  Keep in mind there are also modifications for C-arms such as digital retrofit devices for analog C-arms.  C-arms are used for a range of diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive surgical procedures.  They are flexible, and can be used in a variety of situations. Differences Between C-Arm…

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Refurbished C-Arms Guide

Refurbished c-arms are used for a range of diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive surgical procedures. Used C-arms, like people, come in different shapes and sizes. Below are the types of refurbished c-arms : Mini C-Arms: Mini C-arms, your more “petite” machines, are typically used in smaller facilities for sports medicine, orthopedic and podiatric imaging. They…

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Patient Health Using Radiology

Patient Heath using radiology should be at the forefront for all procedures and acts in all medical practices and facilities.   As imaging technology continues to develop, important questions arises: Is enough being done to safeguard the patient during treatment? Are the doses of radiation given through imaging minimized so that the patient is sufficiently cared…

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