Digital X-Ray

Any substantial healthcare facility needs reliable X-Ray. Yet in low resource environments most clinics and hospitals face many challenges in this area which directly can affect the quality of care.

The key problem areas are:

  • Lack of supply of X-Ray films due to availability and cost

  • Lack of supply of X-Ray developing chemicals and associated cost

  • Inadequate developing machines

  • Difficulty in obtaining a second opinion

  • Storage of X-Rays

  • Poor quality, old, unreliable X-Ray machines

What is the Digital X-Ray?

Digital X-Ray transforms the diagnostic process. X-Rays are taken as normal, with the digital plate in a (supplied) cassette, no change of X-Ray machine is required. Once the X-Ray is taken, the cassette is then placed in the scanner and 45 seconds following this the image is on the screen. It is be viewed utilising a comprehensive software package with the full range of options available. These include the ability to join images, measure lengths and angles, zoom in, and alter contrast.

The software is very user friendly and has full patient data record capability. The image can be immediately seen on other networked computers and other users can log in from anywhere in the world. The image has cost nothing to take and can be printed for the patients notes. Digital X-Ray is also ideal for intra operative fracture treatment with the surgeon receiving images less than a minute after exposure. Often image intensifiers are not available so this is a perfect solution.

Digital X-Ray Brochure

The MAI Digital X-Ray System Leaflet

Other Solutions

Anaesthetic Solutions

Based on many years’ experience, we advise on and provide long-term anaesthetic solutions that are as effective high in the Himalayas as they are in a major teaching hospital in Dar es Salaam.

Operating Tables

Working on a daily basis in low resource environments we recognised the urgent need for a versatile, rugged manual operating table that delivers in all area of surgical care.

Let's work together.

One of the easiest ways we can make budgets go a long way is the sensible use of equipment no longer required in the West. This recycling is very effective. Please do contact us for further details if you think you have equipment of any sort that may help.

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