If a hard-working, flexible c-arm capable of running for long stretches of time is in your checklist, we propose that you take a good look at the Philips BV Endura. It offers all the functionality you would expect of a c-arm acquired for routine use and tops it off with vascular functionality. It achieves this via its 12-inch image intensifier which provides greater coverage of areas for imaging. Its c-arm can also rotate up to 135 degrees to cover the angles needed for most vascular procedures.

The BV Endura has SmartVision, a set of advanced image processing technologies, to provide the highest quality images at the lowest possible x-ray dose. It has 1k x 1k resolution, advanced noise reduction, 2D edge enhancement, BodySmart, and automatic contrast and brightness adjustments. The generated images may be viewed on the unit’s dual monitors and sent immediately to the picture archiving and communication system (PACS). As for using low doses, the BV Endura follows DoseWise, Philips’ approach to achieve the As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) principle of patient exposure management. It utilizes filters, automated settings, and various exposure modes.

If your practice calls for a mobile c-arm with vascular capabilities, Providian may have the refurbished Philips BV Endura unit just waiting to be wheeled into your operating room.