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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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Mini C-Arm Prices: How Much is a Mini C-Arm Really Going to Cost?

Posted by Gary Dodge

Oct 9, 2020 3:15:00 PM

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So, you’re looking to step up your C-Arm imaging capabilities without feeding your budget (not to mention all your space) to the “C” monster. The spine, back, and pain physicians are always hogging the full-size C-arm and you're just looking to heal a hand or a foot. Logically, the first option that comes to mind is the mini-C. The compact design and tighter mag modes of a mini-C are a perfect fit for the work, but just how much will you be spending to bring one into your facility?

Below we'll break down how much you're likely to pay for used mini C-arm equipment as well as the services that go along with it (refurbishment, delivery, warranty, etc.).

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, C-Arm, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost

CT Scanner Manufacturers and Models Guide

Posted by Paul Crawford

Sep 10, 2020 5:30:00 PM

Looking for your next CT solution?  Check out this simple visual guide to CT scanner manufacturers, models, and slice counts on the refurbished imaging equipment market to get started:

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, Used Medical Imaging Equipment, CT Scanner

CT Scanner Table Weight Capacities Compared

Posted by Danny Fisher

Aug 28, 2020 4:00:00 PM

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CT Table Weight Limits

What is the maximum weight capacity for my CT table? We get this question, or some form of it, nearly every day from doctors, technologists, and administrators alike. The short answer is, “It depends on the model.”

Even the lowest-capacity CT table will probably be enough for 99 out of 100 patients, but for certain specialties, and for that 1%, it's important to make sure that you look into models that can perform the intended scans on every scheduled patient that walks through your door. Forgetting about a tiny, yet crucial, detail (like whether or not your patient can actually be scanned with your CT) can cost your center time and money that don't need to be lost.

To help you avoid problems, we've listed many of today’s most popular CTs and their respective table load capacities below. If you don’t see your model in the list, please contact us and let us help get you the answer.

Got your CT table weight? Great! Click here to take the next step and get a quote on your CT scanner model of choice.

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Topics: Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, CT Scanner

What Happens During Nuclear Camera Refurbishment?

Posted by Josh Nunez

Jun 11, 2020 4:02:50 PM

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We have conversations every day with people considering their first purchase of a refurbished nuclear camera. Every time, part of the conversation is the question, "What happens during nuclear camera refurbishment?" And it's an excellent question, because there are a number of sellers who offer refurbished systems, but not many who have an easy-to-find place with a detailed answer. Our aim in this article is to make that answer clear for anyone out to buy a refurbished nuclear camera.

Below is the process we use at Block Imaging to restore used nuclear camera systems to OEM specifications for image quality and performance:

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Topics: Nuclear Camera, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment

C-Arm Lease Prices Could Be the Answer

Posted by Josh Block

Mar 3, 2020 3:45:00 PM

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If you're considering bringing a C-arm into your facility, but an outright purchase seems a little (or a lot) out of reach at the moment, learning more about available financing options might be just what you need to help you in the decision-making process.

While there's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all purchase plan, there are a number of good reasons to get your C-arm through a lease. Your reasons are your own, but let us give you some ballpark numbers to help you know what you can expect to pay each month on a C-arm lease.

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Topics: C-Arm, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Financing

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