C-Arms: Full Size vs. Mini

C-Arms: Full Size vs. Mini

C-Arms are imaging scanner intensifiers, and were named C-Arm due to their “C” like shape. They are primarily used for surgical, orthopedic, critical care, and emergency care procedures. There are two different types of C-Arms – Full Size, and Mini.   A common...
Top 5 C-Arm Articles

Top 5 C-Arm Articles

The C-Arm is an overhead x-ray image intensifier that provides real-time, detailed viewing of anatomic structures using fluoroscopic dyes. The system is a non-invasive device that does not enter the patient’s body, making it safe for screening before, during, and...
Resources for Radiology Regulations

Resources for Radiology Regulations

As you purchase your next C-Arm, the question of radiology regulations for lead shielding may arise. To know what type of shielding is needed, if any, it is wise to research radiation protection policies and radiology regulations for your state, where in the building...
Fluoroscopy and Radiation

Fluoroscopy and Radiation

An estimated 4-10 million interventional pain procedures are performed annually in the United States, where at least 50% of those are performed under fluoroscopy. The major purpose of fluoroscopy is for correct needle placement to ensure target specificity and...
Tips Before Finalizing Your Used C-Arm Purchase

Tips Before Finalizing Your Used C-Arm Purchase

As with any investment you make, you want to do your research and homework beforehand. Let the seller know that you know what to look for in all aspects of purchasing a used C-Arm.   Prior to your used C-Arm purchase, be sure to ask your seller:   What are...
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