Replacing an x-ray tube can be expensive. If your x-ray tube has sustained some damage, the first thought that may occur is – Is it repairable? The most common x-ray tube repair involves replacing the oil inside the tube housing and removing any air, gases, particles that could cause arcing. This helps re-establish vacuum inside […]
Relevance of Exposure Chart with High-Frequency X-Ray Machine
Many of our YouTube subscribers ask for the mA KVp chart. Often young X-Ray technicians are put to work without any orientation to the new X-Ray machine and certainly with no exposure chart to serve even as a starting point. Not knowing what exposure settings to use when a patient has presented himself/ herself and […]
Difference between Digital Radiography and Computed Radiography Systems
“I want to buy a digital X-Ray” – This is one of the most common requests that we hear at PrimedeQ. On further probing, it turns out that the caller is looking for a CR System to digitize their X-Ray images. The difference between a Digital Radiography (DR System) and Computed Radiography (CR System) is […]
All you need to know about AERB license and approvals
Wondering how to get an AERB license or operating license for your X-Ray machine? How to register in e-LORA? How to get a QA done for your machine? What if I dont get all these done? Who can help me with all AERB related approvals and licenses? Read on… What is AERB? AERB (Atomic Energy […]
Why is Quality Assurance for an X-Ray machine required?
What is Quality Assurance for an X-Ray machine or any Diagnostic Radiology equipment? As per AERB, Quality Assurance (QA) of medical diagnostic x-ray equipment means systematic actions necessary to provide adequate confidence to the end-user(s) that a medical diagnostic x-ray equipment will perform satisfactorily in compliance with safety standards specified by the Competent Authority (In […]
Quality Assurance Tests for Diagnostic X-ray Equipment – as per AERB
PrimedeQ offer QA services for all types if radiation equipment. We also assist hospitals and diagnostic centres with ELORA registeration, AERB licensing, TLD badges etc. Contact us on +917019759765 or +918971223957 or write to us at [email protected] for any assistance in this area. QA essentially involves testing of all the exposure parameters to ensure accuracy […]
Difference between high-frequency X-Ray Unit and conventional X-Ray machine
The conventional (Single Phase) X-Ray and High Frequency X-Ray machines significantly differ in at least the following three aspects: Efficiencies Ease of use Quality of Outcome 1. Efficiency High frequency x-ray generators are better as compared to conventional single-phase generators due to efficient generation and control of high voltage power required to drive the x-ray […]
How does an X-Ray machine work? What are the main components of an X-Ray unit?
An X-Ray machine consists of two main components – X-Ray generator and an image detection system. An X-Ray tube essentially is a high-vacuum diode consisting of a Cathode and Anode. X-ray tube operates by generating a stream of electrons by heating up a cathode (tungsten) filament. This stream of electrons is directed at high speed […]
Should I ask for the thyroid guard?
Image Credit The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped master gland, just below your Adam’s apple. It is called the master gland because it governs your metabolism. It decides the rate at which you will burn calories or your heart will beat. It produces two main hormones: T4 (also called thyroxine) and T3 (also called […]
Top 12 used or refurbished medical equipment in demand, in India
Used equipment may be addressed by several names such as second-hand, pre-owned, refurbished, reconditioned etc. Used medical equipment market in India is said to be 30% of sales in private sector. More and more hospitals are coming up in tier-II & III towns and most of these hospitals serve patients looking for affordable treatment and […]