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ControlRad Gets FDA Clearance to Use ControlRad Trace on OEC 9900 Mobile C-Arms

September 17, 2020

Several studies have shown that high radiation exposure can increase your risk of a stroke, brain cancer, DNA damage, and much more. During medical examinations, the patient and technician are both at risk of unnecessary radiation exposure, so it’s important that the radiation is controlled to ensure that the patient and technician are exposed to minimal amounts. ControlRad has a way to tackle this issue.

ControlRad is a medical company based in Atlanta, Georgia that produces no...Continue Reading

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A Comparison of 3 Different C-arms Made by Philips

September 04, 2020

Many manufacturers are continually developing and improving their C-arms. In this article, we will be comparing 3 different C-arms manufactured by Philips: the Libra, Veradius, and Pulsera.

Philips Libra

The Philips Libra is a compact C-arm which is useful for smaller and less intensive surgical procedures.

  • Among the 3 different C-arms, the Libra is probably the cheapest.
  • The Libra uses a 9” triple mode image intensifier.
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Treating COVID-19 With Low Level Laser Therapy

September 04, 2020

Researchers from Canada have explained how low level laser therapy could potentially be used in combination with drugs to fight COVID-19 and to prevent serious complications like acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The study has now been published in the Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy.

Low Level Laser Therapy Background

Low level laser therapy is a treatment...Continue Reading