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C-Arm: Age is Just a Number

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Dec 19, 2017 @ 12:12 PM

C-Arms have been on the market for a long time, longer than Atlantis Worldwide has been in business. For the last 24 years, we've been buying, selling and refurbishing C-Arms.

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Topics: C-Arm

Mini C-Arms Make a Big Impact

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 4, 2017 @ 10:10 AM

Ever since the mini C-Arm broke onto the scene in 2004, it has had a significant impact on medical imaging.  After all, it delivers digital imaging technology that’s easily portable.  High quality images can be accessed at multiple locations at the same time, and can be transmitted over long distances without being distorted.  

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Topics: C-Arm

Problems with your OEC C-Arm? Don't Jump to Conclusions

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 16:09 PM

Here at Atlantis Worldwide, we wish that we can tell you that your OEC 9600 or OEC 9800 C-Arm will never have problems. Well, we could say that but we don't want to lie to you. Fact of the matter is that no matter how delicately you handle your C-Arm, no matter how much preventative maintenance you perform on your C-Arm, problems might arise at some point.

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Solutions

5 Quick Reads From Our C-Arm Expert

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Aug 29, 2017 @ 16:08 PM

It's been a fantastic summer. For the last week before Labor Day we gathered some great beach reading we think you will find interesting.

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Topics: C-Arm

Extend the Life of Your C-Arm with Image Intensifier Tips

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 @ 13:08 PM

If you have invested in medical imaging equipment, it goes without saying that you expect to make the most out of it by extending its lifespan; either for more use or better market value when you sell it. According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), the typical lifetime of an image intensifier is five years. However, it does not mean your image intensifier cannot go beyond this. You just need to learn the tell-tale signs of failure to look out for so as to optimize its lifespan. Here is all you need to know about your equipment, its lifetime, and failure indicators.

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Topics: C-Arm, Used Medical Imaging Equipment

Your C-Arm Has Been Shipped - How Long Should It Take?

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 @ 10:07 AM

We live in an instant world. Buying something and having it the next day is often as simple as pressing a button. From food, to electronics to even our laundry, we crave instant gratification. We have become so used to this way of life that we've come to expect it. But when it comes to buying C-Arms - and medical imaging equipment as a whole - there is a shipping process that must be upheld to ensure quality and functionality. 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm

The 101 On Veterinary X-Ray Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 @ 16:07 PM

Whether you treat humans or animal patients, your medical practice needs imaging equipment.  However, the kind of medical imaging equipment you need for a veterinary practice can be quite different from a medical practice. Understanding these differences is very important when making a purchasing decision regarding C-Arm and X-Ray equipment.  Let’s take a close look at what you need to consider when choosing medical imaging equipment for your practice.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm, X-Ray

C-Arm Warranty & Service Contract: What is Included?

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Jun 6, 2017 @ 13:06 PM

For the past 24 years, Atlantis has been selling medical imaging equipment across all modalities. The quality of our equipment, and more specifically our C-Arms, is known across the industry. As important as a quality C-Arm refurbishment is, the warranty that accompanies the refurbishment is equally important. We offer warranties with all our refurbished C-Arms. How could we not? If we didn’t offer warranties, it would be like us saying that we don’t trust the continued functionality of our C-Arms after refurbishment. And that simply is not true. All warranties and service contracts come with full coverage on all parts (including glassware) and labor. We want our customers to feel assured that in the unfortunate event that there is an issue with their C-Arm, they will not be financially responsible. 

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Topics: Medical Imaging Equipment Costs, C-Arm

Back From D.C. with ASCA Roll the Dice C-Arm Winners!

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 12:05 PM

The National Harbor in the D.C. area had plenty of restaurants, night life, casinos, boats, even a huge movie screen and ferris wheel right by the water. The Gaylord National Harbor Convention Center was a great place to have this years ASCA Conference.  Atlantis enjoyed being able to walk into town at night and the smaller convention center was not hard to get around – for a change we did not get lost!  As always, we were happy to see familiar faces from past ASCA Shows and excited to meet new connections. The show was another great success!

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Industry Meetings

9" or 12": What C-Arm Image Intensifier Size is Right for Me?

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, May 2, 2017 @ 10:05 AM

There are many different C-Arm packages out there but when it comes to image intensifiers, you generally need to pick between the 9" or a 12” size. So, if you are in the market for a C-Arm, how do you know which is the right one for you? It is simple, and I promise you will know exactly which one works best by the time you finish reading this article. 

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, C-Arm