Siemens‘ healthcareÂ unit has received clearance fromÂ the Food and Drug AdministrationÂ for the company’s mobile C-arm system, which is built with features designed to aid surgical teams during procedures or operations.
The companyÂ said WednesdayÂ theÂ Cios AlphaÂ works to generate high-resolution and high-contrast images, has a 25-kilowatt power output and flat-panelÂ detector and hasÂ radiographic collimators.
Laurie Fisher, VP for X-ray products at Siemens Healthcare, said the company built Cios Elpha to “deliver the highest-quality images at the lowest possible dose during surgery.”
“This new C-arm system is ideal for a wide range of surgical procedures, including vascular, orthopedic, and urological,”Â Fisher added.
Cios Alpha contains a touch screen interface, a storage feature and a cooling system built to generate images during prolonged interventions.