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Probo Medical Acquires IMAX Medical

Probo Medical, a leading global provider of medical imaging equipment, parts, repair and service, has announced the acquisition of IMAX Medical (“IMAX”). Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

MR Conditional Electrode Line Receives FDA Clearance

Rhythmlink International, LLC has announced FDA clearance of a new product line. Sticky Pad Surface Electrodes, a line of peel and stick-on electrodes for Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) and Electroencephalography (EEG) are now FDA Cleared MR Conditional for 1.5 and 3 Tesla MRI environments.

SpinTech Acquires MR Innovations

Detroit-based MRI technology company SpinTech, Inc. has acquired medical-imaging research and technology developer Magnetic Resonance Innovations, Inc. (MR Innovations).

KA Imaging to Present Poster at ECR 2021

KA Imaging, a company that develops innovative X-ray imaging solutions, announced that a poster reporting on results from a study examining the feasibility of lateral chest dual-energy subtraction radiography using a stacked single-exposure multi-layer x-ray detector will be presented by Sebastian Maurino, a medical physicist at KA Imaging, at this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR).

CRES Preparation (Part I)

Dale Cover, President & COO, Radiological Service Training Institute

AAMI Credentials Institute (ACI) offers independent certification testing in the areas of biomedical, clinical lab and radiology formerly offered by the International Certification Commission (ICC). The radiological endorsement is called Certification for Radiological Equipment Specialist (CRES). The test consists of a series of multiple choice questions divided into 5 sections. Up to 6 hours are allowed for completing the exam. This 8-hour course is designed to teach the experienced service professional the requisite knowledge necessary to successfully pass the radiological portion of the CRES test. The subjects include radiation physics, radiation safety, anatomy, physiology, X-ray equipment use, CDRH compliance testing, electronics and troubleshooting. Sample testing during this program helps to reinforce good testing techniques and confidence in the process.

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