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MULTIX Impact C & VA20: Accessories & Auxiliary Devices

This job aid reviews the accessories & auxiliary devices of both the MULTIX Impact C & MULTIX Impact VA20 and higher.

SIEMENS Healthineers Accessories & Auxiliary Devices Job Aid MULTIX Impact C & MULTIX Impact VA20 Effective Date: 07 l 30 I 2021| HOOD05162003204272 unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Table of Contents Mobile Patient Table 3 Patient Positioning Mattress 5 Hand Grip 6 Hand Grip Strip 7 Overhead Patient 8 Compression Belt 9 Cassette Holder 11 FD Protector 13 Clip‐on Grids 14 2 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Mobile Patient Table Application Intended for examinations with X‐ray units for general radiography 1 Overview 2 1. Tabletop 2. Accessory Rails 6 5 3. Castors without brakes 4. Castors with brakes • Enables the patient table to be fixed at any location 3 5. Detector tray 6. Brake knob Used to move the detector tray manually in the 4 • longitudinal direction • Detector tray can be stopped and fixed at any position within its moving range 3 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Mobile Patient Table Operation 1. Move the table to an appropriate position. 2. Lock both castors and ensure the table is fixed. 3. Help the patient move onto the bed. 4. Release the brakes of both castors, move the table to the required exposure position, and then lock the brakes again. 5. Insert the grid if necessary. 6. Adjust the detector and tube position according to the required exposure position. 7. Switch on the light localizer at the collimator and prepare the final exposure. 8. Release an exposure. 9. Release the brakes on both castors and move the table to a position convenient for the patient to leave the table. 10. Lock both castors and help the patient leave from the table. 4 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Patient Positioning Mattress Application Used for comfortable patient positioning Operation 1. Place the mattress on the tabletop. 2. Pull the loops over the hand screws of the protection strip. 5 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Hand Grip Lateral Application Used for stable and safe patient 2. Pull out the edge protector (3) at 3 3. Insert the hand grip into the groove of positioning the end of the accessory rail. the accessory rail and slide it into the desired position. 3 Operation 1. You can attach the hand grip to either of the two lateral accessory rails of the patient table. Hold the base (1) of the hand grip and 1 4. loosen it by turning hand grip (2) Tighten the hand grip by turning it 2 clockwise. counterclockwise. 5. In order to remove the hand grip 2 proceed in the reverse order. 1 6 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Hand Grip Strip Application 2. Position the hand grip strip from 5. In order to remove the hand grip below at the accessory rail. • Assists in positioning the patient strip, the patient table needs to be in • Maximum permissible load is 20 kg horizontal position. Loosen both cap 3. Lift it up and turn it down. screws on the hand grip strip. Operation 1. You can attach the hand grip to the front or back accessory rail in the horizontal position. Loosen the right and left cap screws 4. (1) on the hand grip strip. Tighten both cap screws. Make sure 1 that the hand grip strip is secure by 6. Turn up the hand grip strip and pulling and pressing on it. remove it carefully from the 1 accessory rail. 7 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Overhead Patient Application • Stretches the patient during chest examinations • Engages in the 0°, 90°, and 180° positions Attachment • Move the detector tray until its upper edge is about eye level. • Push shaft straight down into the holder on the left or right at the top of the detector tray until the shaft is completely inside the duct. Removal • Pull it vertically upwards out of its holder 8 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Compression Belt Application Used for patient compression during thoracic and abdominal examinations. 3 Overview 1 1. Check tension lever. 2 1 2. 2 Check cap screw. 1 3. 3 When the cap screw and tension levers are in locked status, check if the compression belt is locked. 9 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Compression Belt Attachment Removal  Patient table is in the horizontal position  Patient table is in the horizontal position 1. Position the patient on the table 1. Press the ratchet handle back 2. Push the tension part of the compression belt into the 2. Turn the cap screw on the tensioning part toward the left required position over the front of the accessory rail 3. Press both tension levers on the belt holder inward 3. Press both tension levers outward 4. Pull the belt holder backward off the accessory rail 4. Confirm that the tensioning part is secure by pulling on it 5. Lift the belt holder over the patient 5. Press the ratchet handle downward 6. Roll up the compression belt halfway using the cap screw 6. Lift the belt holder with the belt across the patient 7. Place the belt holder next to the tensioning part 7. Push the belt holder over the back accessory rail 8. Press both levers inward on the tensioning part 9. Pull the tensioning part from the accessory rail Loosening 10. Assist the patient in stepping don from the patient table  11. The patient table is in the horizontal position Using the cap screw, roll the belt on the tensioning part • Press the ratchet handle back • Turn the cap screw on the tensioning part toward the left • Using the ratchet handle, set a lower belt tension 10 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Lateral Cassette Holder Attachment Application 1. Position the Patient 2. Open the clamping lever (1) 1 • To hold the cassette upright in all table positions (including Trendelenburg) during lateral exposures 3. Place the cassette holder on the accessory rail and move it to the • Maximum cassette format: Height is 35 cm, width is exposure position Unrestricted 4. Close the clamping lever • Minimum cassette format: 13 cm x 18 cm vertical or 18 5. Push and pull the cassette holder to ensure it is seated properly cm x 24 cm horizontal 6. Lift the tensioning device (4) properly in the holder 4 4 7. Place the cassette on the lower holder 8. Slide the tensioning device downward 9. Ensure the cassette is seated 3 10. Loosen the cap screw (2) to permit adjustment of the height and the 2 cap screw (3) to permit lateral adjustment 3 2 11. With the patient positioned for the examination, adjust the height and lateral tilt of the cassette 1 12. Tighten the cap screws (2) and (3) 2 3 13. Ensure the patient is stabilized and comfortable 11 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Cassette Holder without Retainer Application Removal • For lateral exposures 1. Remove the cassette from the bracket of the cassette • Holds the cassette upright holder • Compatible with all cassette formats 2. Remove the cassette holder from the tabletop (both horizontal and vertical) 3. Assist the patient in stepping down from the tabletop Attachment 1. Position the patient 2. Ensure the patient is comfortable and stabilized 3. Slide the cassette into the bracket of the cassette holder 4. Ensure that the cassette is seated properly in the holder 5. Position the cassette holder on the tabletop by the patient and in the location appropriate for the examination 6. Ensure that the cassette holder is stable 12 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers FD Protector Application • Protective cover for the detector • Used for examinations where the patient has to stand on the detector if the patient’s body weight exceeds 100 kg Conditions • May only be used without clip‐on grids • Maximum load on the FD Protector must not exceed the specified value on the label • If the detector back‐up cable is used, make sure the cable runs through the intended cable slots 13 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 Accessories & Auxiliary Devices – SIEMENS Healthineers Clip‐on Grids Application Removing • Used for free exposure on the mobile MAX detectors • Push the detector gently down against the loading spring • For exposures on the patient table or on the wallstand use of the clip‐on grid and then pull the detector out of the the corresponding internal grid clip‐on grid and let go Attachment Storing • Detector front must face the backside of the clip‐on grid • The wall holder is used for storage of exchangeable grids • Put the detector with the bottom in the clip‐on grid as or cassette trays and it can be mounted to the wall shown in above figure • Push the detector gently down against the loading spring of the clip‐on grid and let it slide smoothly into the clip‐on grid and let go • Ensure that the grid unit is locked before lifting the detector unit or else the grid unit can fall and be damaged 14 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021 SIEMENS Healthineers Please note that the learning material is for training purposes only! For the proper use of the software or hardware, please always use the Operator Manual or Instructions for Use (hereinafter collectively “Operator Manual”) issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and shall by no means substitute the Operator Manual. Any material used in this training will not be updated on a regular basis and does not necessarily reflect the latest version of the software and hardware available at the time of the training. The Operator's Manual shall be used as your main reference, in particular for relevant safety information like warnings and cautions. Note: Some functions shown in this material are optional and might not be part of your system. Certain products, product related claims or functionalities (hereinafter collectively “Functionality”) may not (yet) be commercially available in your country. Due to regulatory requirements, the future availability of said Functionalities in any specific country is not guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens Healthineers sales representative for the most current information. The reproduction, transmission or distribution of this training or its contents is not permitted without express written authority. Offenders will be liable for damages. All names and data of patients, parameters and configuration dependent designations are fictional and examples only. All rights, including rights created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are reserved. Copyright © Siemens Healthcare GmbH 2021 Siemens Healthineers Headquarters Siemens Healthcare GmbH Henkestr. 127 91052 Erlangen, Germany Telephone: +49 9131 84‐0 siemens.com/healthineers 15 Unrestricted © Siemens Healthineers, 2021