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Focused Factories - November 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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O ur surgeons rely on intraoperative imaging to per- form procedures safely, improve the quality of patient care and deliver the best possible out- comes. But when our hospital purchased 2 C-arms to replace our existing equipment a couple of years ago, we saw benefits to our surgical throughput as well. Fluoroscopic imaging has proven to be a particularly versatile method of real-time observation. Our surgeons have found uses for a C-arm not just during orthopedic procedures and fracture care, but 7 0 O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 5 The Role of Real-Time Intraoperative Imaging z SITE IN SIGHT An improvement in image clarity isn't the only advantage that newer C-arm models offer. Efficiency and accessibility were an unexpected focus of our imaging upgrade. Pamela Barnett, BS, RN, CNOR, CSSM | Madison Heights, Mich.

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