GE Healthcare has announced the release of the OEC Elite MiniView C-arm, a new imaging system designed to change the mini C-arm experience for surgeons. This product is available for patient use in the United States with 510(k) FDA clearance, European countries with CE marking, and Japan with clearance from Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare.
The features of this new mini C-arm focus on enhancing the user experience by minimizing positioning struggles and increasing imaging confidence to help remove frustrations and distractions in the operating room. Designed for limb extremity surgeries suitable for ambulatory surgical centers, sports facilities, physician offices, and hospital emergency and operating rooms.
With fluidity, balance and smooth movements, the OEC Elite MiniView C-arm enables surgeons to maneuver this C-arm single-handedly with speed and ease. Less physical force is needed to position the C-arm around patient anatomy and when maneuvering in and out of the surgical field. This mini C-arm provides natural balance that resists drift and stays in position with features including a carbon-fiber arm that is 30 percent lighter than prior models and an orbital rotational access point design that leverages gravity for more fluid movement.
To further enhance surgical procedure efficiency, GE Healthcare introduces SmartLock, a new feature on the OEC Elite MiniView C-arm. With this feature, users will no longer need to reach and manually turn multiple levers and dials to secure the C-arm position. Instead, with the touch of one button, SmartLock automatically locks the C-arm in place to reduce drift concerns.