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 Your Guide to Medical Imaging Equipment

Enjoy these tips, tricks and insights that answer 100's of questions we've received from radiology and imaging professionals that need help buying, selling, servicing and maintaining their medical imaging equipment: MRI, CT, C-Arm, Digital X-ray, PET/CT and Women's Health. We extend the life of imaging equipment so that healthcare providers worldwide can extend the lives of patients. This is why we answer your imaging equipment questions.

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Siemens Sensation 64 vs. Philips Brilliance 64

Posted by Jeremy Block

Sep 22, 2017 2:30:00 PM

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When it comes to 64-slice CT scanners, you won't find many names bigger than Siemens and Philips. Their Sensation 64 and Brilliance 64 scanners are popular models with solid availability in both the new and secondary markets. The Sensation and the Brilliance have a lot in common both functionally and in terms of the financial side of CT acquisition and ownership, and either can deliver high performance for physicians and patients alike. There are, however, a few finer details that set them apart from one another.

Below are key differences and similarities to think over as you consider the Siemens Sensation 64 and Philips Brilliance 64 as options in your 64-slice CT scanner search.

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GE Omega IV vs. GE Omega V Tables for Innova Cath Labs

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Sep 21, 2017 3:10:15 PM

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When your cath lab deliberations lead you to consider the GE Innova product line, one of the specifications you'll encounter as you sift through the options to arrive at your final configuration is patient table type. With the Innovas, there are two main table varities, the GE Omega IV and the GE Omega V, and the option to upgrade to a third variety, the GE Elegance table. 

Below, we'll share with you the differences between the GE Omega IV, Omega V, and Elegance Innova cath lab tables as well as which Innova models you'll typically find each of them paired with.

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Topics: Cath/Angio

1.5T MRI Machine Cost Price Guide

Posted by Steve Rentz

Sep 20, 2017 11:04:00 AM

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The 1.5T scanner is the quintessential MRI machine. It's powerful enough to perform the vast majority of common MRI studies, readily available on the secondary market, and (relatively speaking) moderately priced- which is what you came here for, right? 

Well, before we dig in and tell you what you can expect to pay for a used 1.5T MRI machine, you should know that the price for an individual system will vary across a number of factors including availability, coils, software levels, channels, and gradient type. To account for these variables, we'll show you the full range of current average prices for each machine

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Topics: MRI, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost

MRI Coil Price Cost Guide

Posted by Chad Seelye

Sep 15, 2017 10:48:00 AM

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If you’re an MRI user who would like to expand the scanning capabilities at your facility, you’re going to need to invest in some additional coils. We can't promise that upgrading your stable of coils will be cheap, but we can help you get the process started with a little basic budget building. 

Below you’ll find current average pricing for a variety of MRI coils, both new and refurbished.

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Parts, Parts & Service

Siemens Artis Zee Cath Lab Tube and Detector Guide

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Sep 14, 2017 9:59:27 AM

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Siemens' Artis Zee digital cath labs are the lastest generation in their interventional radiology line and, just as you'd expect, they offer some areas of growth and change in technology and user experience over their predecessors, the Axiom Artis labs. There is at least one thing, however, that has not changed: there are a lot of different configurations and a lot of different tubes and detectors to go with them.

That's where the guide below comes in! You can refer to the table below for descriptions and part numbers for all the X-ray tubes and detectors used on Siemens Artis Zee digital cath labs.

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Topics: Cath/Angio, Imaging Equipment Parts, Parts & Service

    

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