Is It Better to Buy Refurbished Medical Equipment?

MRI systems, portable x-rays, c-arms, and other medical equipment is vital for things to run smoothly in your hospital or doctor office, however, it also comes at a price. When a machine starts to malfunction or it’s time for an additional piece of equipment, it’s time to start thinking about budgets and how much you can pay…

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How to Reduce X-ray Exposure During a Used C-arm Procedure

Where should I stand in relation to the X-ray tube during a used C-arm procedure? The scattered radiation from the patient comprises the main source of radiation dose to staff. Measurements have shown that scattered radiation from a patient’s body is more intense at the entrance side of the X-ray beam (i.e. on the side…

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How to Use a MediCap USB200 to Share C-Arm Images

Some of our customers who are just starting out have a very limited budget. Their only option is to purchase a used C-arm that does not have DICOM send. However, they still can send their images into PACS or network using a Medicap Digital Device (like the MediCap USB200), which is connected to your used C-arm. This product…

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Used C-arms: OEC 9800 Upgraded Flat Panel Monitors

The only way to make an OEC 9800 used C-arm better is to upgrade those old CRT monitors with new LED/LCD flat panel monitors. This new design will give you the flexibility to perform a procedure much more quickly. Plus your used C-arm will look much more current and modern. Refurbished Flat Panel Medical Imaging   The maneuverable arm…

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Your Guide to the Variety of Used C-arms Available

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Refurbished or Used C-arms: Your Guide to the Various Types of C-arms Refurbished or used 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. Here are the types of used C-arms, Mini C-arms, Compact C-arms, Full-Size C-arms, and Super C Used C-arms.…

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Advice When Purchasing a Refurbished or Used C-arm

Before purchasing a used C-arm, you want to do the necessary research. Make sure you let the seller know that you would like to know all about their refurbishing process. Here are some questions to ask before purchasing a used C-arm: What are the specifics in the warranty and application packages? Do you offer a service contact for…

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Fluoroscopic C-arm Safety and Radiation Exposure Guidelines

Fluoroscopy Safety At least 50% of an estimated 4-10 million interventional pain procedures are performed yearly in the U.S. under fluoroscopy using fluoroscopic imaging equipment, such as a Fluoroscopic C-arm. Most clinicians favor fluoroscopy because it allows for a more exact needle placement, which ensures the accurate delivery of the injected drug. However, fluoroscopic guidance as…

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Things to Consider Before Buying a C-arm System

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If you recently considered purchasing a C-arm system, you might be gearing up to open up a pain management center, or you might just be looking to expand your services to add surgical procedures. So, we decided to compile a quick knowledge base to help you choose the right type of C-arm and also the…

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How Much Do C-arm Tables Cost?

New C-arm tables range in price from $6,000 – $65,000. The price can vary based on which types of movements your table comes with. C-arm Tables: Price Range If affordability is of concern, you may want to opt for a fixed-height c-arm table. This is a stripped-down, no frills, radio translucent table. True to its name, this table doesn’t…

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Differences Between the OEC 6800 Mini C-arm HP and CP?

The OEC 6800 Mini C-arm is a perfect fit if you are performing on extremities. You can even use it for shoulder injections. This C-arm is an absolute workhorse! There is a question a lot of folks ask us about the packages, though, which is: What is the difference between the HP and CP? First of all, CP…

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