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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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Chris Sharrock

Chris Sharrock is the Fluoroscopy Product Manager at Block Imaging. Sometimes referred to as the “The C-Arm Guy”, Chris has a passion for music, fitness and genuinely enjoys helping others make decisions about c-arms and fluoroscopy equipment. You can download Chris’ very popular “C-Arm Buyer’s Guide” or connect with him here.
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What to Look for in a C-arm for HSG Procedures

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Jun 12, 2019 3:37:34 PM

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Adding a C-arm for hysterosalpingography (HSG) procedures at your reproductive medicine practice can be daunting. The process raises many questions about the level of technology and support. On top of that are questions about recuperating cost, as many insurers do not cover HSG.

In the midst of these questions, as a provider of C-arm equipment for all specialties, we'd like to offer the following suggestions to help guide you in your decision.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm

C-Arm Cost Price Guide

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Jun 11, 2019 12:20:00 PM

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When we talk to people about purchasing their next (or maybe first) C-arm system, the question of cost is generally one of the first to arise.

To help answer that question, see the video below for a simple breakdown of cost and price information for popular C-arm models from leading manufacturers, including:

  • OEC C-Arms
  • Siemens C-Arms
  • Philips C-Arms
  • Ziehm C-Arms

Already have a system in mind? Click here to tell us about your project and get a custom quote.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm

Pain Management C-Arm Tables: 3 Key Features

Posted by Chris Sharrock

May 22, 2019 12:42:46 PM

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A C-arm tables may seem like a quick and easy add-on after purchasing the best pain management C-arm, but don't be fooled- your table is no mere accessory.  Having the right C-arm table plays a big part in establishing efficient workflow in your OR. To help you find that perfect fit, here are three things we encourage every buyer to look for when seeking out a C-arm table for pain management procedures.

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Topics: C-Arm

STI Streamline vs. Economax: C-Arm Surgical Tables Compared

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Apr 23, 2019 1:15:00 PM

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When you first look into the C-arm table market, it’s immediately apparent that many of the tables available are quite similar in function and design. Still- if you’re in search of the best table for you right now, it pays to be aware of the subtle differences.

Today we’re looking at two tables from one of the most popular C-arm table brands around: Surgical Tables Inc. (STI). One of the doctors we serve asked just recently what the difference was between STI’s Streamline and Economax tables. He noticed the price difference on his own, of course, but wasn’t sure what else set these two models apart. Let’s compare!

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Topics: C-Arm

What's Next for the OEC 9800?

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Mar 6, 2019 12:33:35 PM

Future-of-9800

As we continue into the twentieth year since the OEC 9800 C-arm was brought to market, many folks are beginning to ask if the model might be nearing end of life status and how long we believe support for it will continue. When these questions come up, we maintain a position of confidence in support, parts and service, and technology for the 9800 for years to come. The following are a few of the reasons why.

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Topics: C-Arm

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