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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.

~ Block Imaging Team

4 Tips for Buying a Hologic Selenia Mammo

Posted by Jason Block

Feb 16, 2018 4:54:18 PM

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As you enter the market to find your next digital mammography system, you're bound to come across a variety of values at a wide range of price points. We believe that purchasing a previously-owned Hologic Selenia can be one of the best mammography equipment values if the seller is reputable and the buyer is well-informed.

To help those of you who may be looking for a Selenia know what to look for and what to expect, we'll share four tips that we've seen buyers apply for better equipment and smoother projects.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Mammography

Top Five Hologic Selenia Replacement Parts

Posted by Jason Block

Feb 2, 2018 1:05:00 PM

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If you’ve come across this blog, you're probably either a) assessing your parts risk in owning a Hologic Selenia without comprehensive coverage, or b) dealing with a down system and hoping to save cost with used parts from third-party providers. Fortunately, this article is intended to help with both of those scenarios.

Keep reading to find part numbers, current average price ranges, and a handy ordering button for the five most commonly requested replacement parts for the Hologic Selenia digital mammography system.

Looking for a Selenia system? Click here to browse our digital mammo inventory. 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Parts, Parts & Service, Mammography

Selling Your Hologic Dimensions Mammography System

Posted by Jason Block

Jan 23, 2018 11:02:57 AM

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If you're looking to sell your Hologic Selenia Dimensions digital mammography system, there are some important things a prospective buyer will want to see before they seriously consider making you an offer. If you can show these items up front, you'll answer questions preemptively and attract more serious buyers. Often, this helps draw a higher price and simplifies your transaction.

Below, we'll give you the full list of "must have" information to help you get your Hologic Dimensions out the door at the best price you can find, as well as an example of current going rates. 

Want to contact Block Imaging directly about selling your Dimensions? Click here to tell us about your system.

 

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Topics: Mammography

Mammography vs. Breast MRI for Breast Cancer Detection

Posted by Garth Immelman

Dec 20, 2017 10:07:00 AM

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Many of our readers have asked us the question: “What’s the difference between getting a breast MRI versus a regular mammogram using a mammography machine?” This is a great question, the answer to which highlights the separate strengths of these modalities.

Each machine has its advantages and disadvantages that result in one being more suitable for general screening (mammography) and the other more suitable for diagnosis and staging (MRI).

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Topics: MRI, Mammography

Siemens Novation X-Ray Tube: Lifespan, Signs of Failure, Replacement

Posted by Chad Seelye

Dec 18, 2017 11:07:00 AM

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If you use a Siemens Mammomat Novation, there's a P40 MOW-100G tube inside it producing your X-rays and, like any X-ray tube, that P40 will require replacement periodically over the course of your system's life. If you've been in the field even a few years, this is a fact you're probably already be aware of.

As you continue to serve patients with your Novation, it'll be helpful for you to know how long you can expect your X-ray tube to last and what cost you can expect when the time comes to replace it. To that end, we'll share the details below based on the experiences of our engineering team and service customers, as well as current parts market pricing.

Need to order a tube or other mammo parts now? Click here for a quote in minutes.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Parts, Mammography

    
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