Experiencing downtime with your OEC Laser Aimer?
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January 28, 2019
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After purchasing an OEC C-Arm Laser Aimer, you may experience the many benefits it comes with. However, there may come a time where the Laser Aimer isn’t working as it used to. That’s when you may think your OEC laser aimer is broken.

However, there is a good chance that your laser aimer still works. Unfortunately, however, your parts provider may try to sell you a new one without further inquiries on the current system. One of the biggest questions you need to ask yourself when facing downtime in your laser aimer is – did you check the batteries?

It was stated that statistically around 75% of customers that claimed their OEC C-Arm Laser Aimer was broken faced the same problem. These users simply needed a single fix: replacing the batteries.
There are three batteries in a laser aimer. They are both double-A batteries, and the same way you change a toy’s batteries, you can replace the Laser Aimers batteries. By doing so, you can save your medical facility from being out thousands of dollars in purchasing a new Laser Aimer.

While the batteries are typically the primary culprit of a faulty Laser Aimer, sometimes, users may face a problem where the OEC Laser Aimer is truly experiencing technical difficulties and may require replacement. Fortunately, there are a variety of firms that offer these devices at fair prices. The prices may vary depending on whether you decide to purchase a brand new Laser Aimer or whether you opt for a used device for a lesser price.

If you are experiencing other technical difficulties with your C-Arm or other medical imaging equipment, feel free to contact Amber USA for more information.
In addition to that, Amber USA also has a reputation for issuing the highest quality used and refurbished medical equipment at an affordable cost. Amber USA has a vast variety of options of quality brands to select from including GE, Siemens, and Philips, etc.

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Beginners Guide to PET/CT scanners.
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January 14, 2019
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GE CT scanner for sale

PET/CT scanners have become one of the most effective forms of medical imaging available to-date. Through the combination of advanced nuclear imaging techniques, molecular imaging known as Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Computed Tomography (CT), a highly sophisticated process was introduced.

The cost of PET/CT scanners.
For PET/CT scanners, the cost may depend on the region it is sold, the healthcare system, and the type of scan being imaged. However, as compared to the individual PET scanners and CT scanners, the PET/CT scanner is known for being costly in the market.

How PET/CT systems are used.
Generally, PET/CT scanners are known for being used to locate cancer and for identifying other diseases within the body. Since damaged cells or cancerous cells use more glucose, doctors would be able to determine the size of the cancerous cell and the grade by examining the rate the tumor is infused with a glucose solution.

Additionally, while being able to detect cancer, the system can also help doctors identify if the cancerous cells have spread through the body of the patient and how useful it would be to conduct radiation or chemotherapy treatments. Once the treatment has been completed, the PET/CT scanner would also be able to detect whether the tumor has returned.

Other uses of a PET/CT scanner.
• These systems can help track and observe the blood flow to the heart and other parts of the body.
• Identifying heart diseases or other infections to the heart.
• Determining if angioplasty or bypass surgery would benefit different areas of the heart.
• Evaluation of brain abnormalities.
• Mapping the heart and brain function for research purposes.

Are you looking for more information about PET/CT scanners?
Amber USA would be more than happy to provide you with the answers to your inquiries!

Amber USA also issues a variety of other used and refurbished medical imaging equipment such as Philips MRI machines, Siemens Mammography machines, GE CT scanner for sale, or more!

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Planning on selling your Hologic bone densitometer?
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January 5, 2019
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Philips mobile x ray for sale

When trying to sell medical imaging equipment, including the details is everything.

Whether you’re planning on selling your medical imaging equipment to make room for a more prominent purchase or even planning to upgrade, the following information is what you need to include before making the sale.

1. System and Accessories.

Capture an image of all the necessary system and accessories included for the bone densitometer system. That way the potential buyer can be guaranteed all the essential items would be coming with the unit. This consists of the workstation, printer, manuals, backup disks, etc.
2. Software disks.

Having a backup disk of the software is absolutely necessary if you are selling your unit. Include close up photos that show the legitimacy of the disks.
3. System tags.

Include images of the manufacturer, serial tag, and model number of the unit.
4. The software level.

On the workstation monitor, by clicking on the help tab, you would be able to confirm the model of the unit and what software level the unit would be running.
5. Software options.

A list of all the possible options can be viewed on the system. Since the potential buyer would want to know the options that have been installed, you can specify the inclusions by stating “available” by the options that have been installed.
6. A passed QC report.

Include an image of a passed QC report. That way potential buyers can be briefed on whether the system is calibrated correctly and works in proper order.

Doing the necessary work is essential to make sure the potential buyer is equipped with the answers they need regarding the machine to make a valid sale.

On the other hand, if you are looking to purchase a new used and refurbished bone densitometer for your practice, contact Amber USA.

Amber USA also issues a variety of other used and refurbished medical imaging equipment such as GE MRI machines, Siemens CT scanners, Philips mobile x ray for sale and much more!

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Tips For Proper C-Arm Operating Practices In The Theater
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December 29, 2018
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Mobile C-Arm imaging is used all across the world in operating theaters. Ultimately, regardless of the brand or model being used, mostly what it comes down to is the efficiency of the radiographer using the machine. The following tips are provided to make sure that a C-Arm is being used well along with a few suggested practices in the operating theater.

  1. Get familiar with the surgeon, the different practices being used, and the image intensifier.
    It is essential to make sure the C-Arm is being used effectively in the operating theater. Each surgeon has his/her own procedure and getting to know your way around using the C-Arm with them in detail can help make you feel more prepared for the session.
  2. Set yourself up for success.
    Make sure to cover the image intensifier with a sterile bag or cover before the procedure. Along with that, cover all the other parts of the C-Arm that will get near the operating theater. Securing the plug is also necessary along with fastening the main cord of the device can make sure there is no chance of power outage and damage to the machine if someone were to trip on the cable.
  3. Keep in mind the basic principles of radiography.
    It’s always important to remember the three components of an active imaging examination process and fluoroscopy. This includes radiology, distance, shielding and time. In the operating theater, there may always come a moment where the radiographer can utilize his/her knowledge of radiography in different ways which can be beneficial to both the patient and the surgeon. Consider the procedure being performed along with the desired results.

If you’re looking to obtain more information on C-Arm machines or looking to purchase one for a reasonable price, contact Amber USA. Amber USA is a long-standing firm with a reputation for issuing some of the highest quality used and refurbished medical imaging equipment at the best prices. In addition to C-Arm machines, Amber USA also issues refurbished x ray equipment, MRI machines, mammography systems, CT scanners and a variety of other diagnostic equipment of reputed brands. Contact Amber USA now for inquiries!

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