By: 18 October 2013

XographAACImgPortiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Republic of Ireland, are the proud owners of a Ziehm Vision R SmartVascular mobile C-Arm with liquid cooling, from leading medical equipment provider Xograph Healthcare Ltd.

Ziehm Vision R’s Advanced Active Cooling (AAC) system uses circulating cooling liquid passing around the X-ray generator and rotating anode X-ray tube together with digital monitoring of temperatures and imaging parameters to enable the Vision R to achieve its remarkable performance.

The Ziehm Vision at Portiuncula Hospital also features an endoscopy imaging package which includes an endoscopy-optimised imaging programme allowing users to configure the two 19” high brightness monitors in either a traditional fluoroscopy display format or into both X-ray and endoscopy viewing formats. An endoscope video input is provided on the unit which is compatible with all major endoscope brands.

Margaret Dervan, Radiology Services Manager at Portiuncula Hospital said: “I am so pleased we have invested in this fantastic unit; it is so compact and lightweight. It will improve our Radiology Services considerably and I am very grateful to Xograph for supplying this unit and helping us so much.”