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Can X-Rays Identify Covid-19?

chest x-ray showing covid 19 in lungs

Young and middle-aged adults with COVID-19 may benefit from a chest X-ray when taken to the emergency room, says a new study conducted at Mount Sinai Health System. Researchers at the New York-based practice found that a chest X-ray can help identify faster which patients require hospitalization and intubation based on the severity of coronavirus … Read more

Benefits of Z-motion U-Arm Systems

We’ve observed a variety of advances in the medical imaging world, but it is essential to remember where it all started: X-ray technology. X-ray technology has offered a significant contribution to the medical industry. We’ve seen different types of x-ray technologies being introduced in the market over the years. And, with the variety of different … Read more

Top 5 Price Points of X-Ray Equipment

Revealing All the Costs of Purchasing a Refurbished X-Ray Purchasing X-Ray equipment can be a difficult task. Not only does it need to meet the needs of the medical institution or facility, but also the budget. Spending too much on the device might cause a buyer not being able to afford the necessary scanners needed … Read more

Medical Imaging Equipment for Veterinarians

Whether you’re treating humans or animals in your facility, your medical practices require medical imaging equipment. However, the imaging equipment that is required for veterinary practices can differ from medical practices. Being able to understand the difference is essential when deciding to purchase a C-Arm or X-Ray equipment. A few things to consider when purchasing … Read more

Is Wireless X-Ray Right For Me?

Choosing to upgrade your x-ray system to wireless x-ray is a big step for your facility. But is it right for you? There are plenty of pros and cons when it comes to wireless, so it’s best to do your research before you take the dive. Hopefully the below will help in your decision making … Read more

CT X-Ray Tube – How long will it last?

Your CT scanner is a vital player in your medical imaging facility. And inside that CT scanner is an x-ray tube that is vital to the performance of your CT system. Like any piece of machinery, x-ray tubes don’t last forever, but should last for quite a long time if maintained properly by x-ray techs. … Read more

Lead Lining: Is It Required For My X-Ray Room?

Considering lead lining for your imaging modalities is always a crucial part of the purchasing process. Any system that produces radiation – rad or R/F rooms, c-arms, x-rays, CT systems – will need lead lining consideration from you and your team. Several factors dictate whether you’ll need lead lining or not, so let’s take a look. … Read more

Bone Densitometer Options: Choosing a Pencil or Fan Beam DXA

Bone densitometers are used to test the density of bone, and to detect osteoporosis and bone fractures in patients. Bone densitometer scanning is also called DEXA scanning, and is the standard method for measuring bone mineral density (BMD).   Osteoporosis affects millions of people around the world, and it is estimated that one in two … Read more

International Day of Radiology 2017: Meet William Coolidge

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Today is the International Day of Radiology, coinciding with Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen’s discovery of X-Rays on Nov. 8th, 1895. In honor of today, we’ll focus on an important contributor to the radiology industry: William David Coolidge.   Coolidge was a physicist and engineer, born on October 23rd, 1873 in Hudson, Massachusetts. Showing an early love of all things … Read more

Study Shows Modern Radiologists Don’t Face Greater Death Risk

According to an analysis of a database study, for radiologists who graduated after 1940 there is no increased risk of radiation related mortality.   Comparing cancer incidence and mortality to that of psychiatrists (those considered to be least likely to be exposed to radiation during practice,) the study included 43,763 non-interventional radiologists and 64,990 psychiatrists … Read more

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At Amber Diagnostics, our highly trained professionals have been refurbishing used imaging equipment since 1994. We can customize any system to your liking, according to your financial budget and technical requirements; and you can be sure that Amber is more than capable of handling every question you may have in your purchasing process. From buying, to planning, shipping, installation, and technical service, Amber has you covered.