MRI Coil Repair & Service

MRI Coil Repairs Services and Largest MRI Coil Inventory in America. DirectMed is able to offer coils for all major manufacturers, including GE, Siemens, and Philips. Our services include electronic, cosmetic, and mechanical repairs. 4,000 loaner coils Available to minimize downtime. Our ISO 13485:2016 certification ensures all repairs are completed to OEM specifications.

DirectMed Coil Repair Process

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Ship Loaner Coils

We ship a loaner coils today, so you can continue scanning patients. Send us your damaged coil for repair.

Coil Repair Begins

Our OEM trained engineers troubleshoot and diagnose your coil. Cosmetic, mechanical, or electrical problem is fixed.

QA Process & Test

We run your coil through an MCQA test at our on-site MRI suite.  Final Quality Assurance Testing and 12 step sanitizing process.

Repair Completed

Complete. Your repaired MRI coil and report are shipped to you. You return the loaner coil.

OR Buy MRI Coils on Exchange

We can repair a Coil while providing a loaner. Or just skip that process, buy a MRI Coil direct and send back your old unit on exchange. This will reduce your tracking and shipping costs. With either a repair or purchase, you will get an ISO 13485 quality working unit.

Expedited Coil Repairs

We repair most coils within 24 – 48 hours, saving you from costly downtime. We understand the importance of quick turnaround times.

Loaner Program

DirectMed maintains the largest coil inventory in the industry. If you are in need of a temporary solution while your coil is being repaired, trust us to provide the solution.

Technical Support

Our engineers work around the clock to help you troubleshoot and diagnose your MRI coils. We are available 24 hours 7 days a week!

Qualified

Coil Repairs – Exceed OEM Standards

  • 90-Day Warranty On All Repair Services
  • Complete Inspection & Test On Your Coils
  • Cosmetic Quality Assurance Service Included
  • Fast Turn-Around & Support For Your MRI Coils
  • Knowledgeable Customer Service
  • 4,000 Loaner MRI Coils Ready-to-Ship Today

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 MRI Coil Repair Facility in San Diego

We have a staff of Technical Engineers and OEM testing tools. We have invested in custom tools to ensure top quality that meets or exceeds OEM Standards at our ISO13485 facility.

Useful Resource!

Are you new to MRI coils? Here is a great resource that breaks down what a coil does during an MRI scan.

Top OEMs Supported – GE, Siemens, Philips & Toshiba

Largest MRI Coil Inventory in America

4,000 MRI Coils for sale and In-Stock. We have one of the largest inventories of refurbished MIR Coils in the USA. Many of them are pre-packed for Same Day or AM Delivery.

Below is a partial list of our 300+ unique coil SKUs. Please contact us to find out if we have your required coil in stock.

We work with all Hitachi, Toshiba, GE, Philips, and Siemens coils. We have fix cable issues on flex coils, body coil, phased array, wrist, shoulder coils, anterior array, various knee coils along with many other multi-channel coils.

Part Name Part Number
1.5T 8CH Body Array Coil (Legacy Connector) 2377425-2
1.5T 8 Channel Body Array HD 2415366
Matrix Body Coil 7579555
1.5T 16 Channel HNS Spine 2423194
1.5T 16 Channel HNS Posterior (Dual Cable) 2423192
1.5T Quad Extremity Coil 472GE-64
1.5T 12 Channel Body Array Coil (A & B Port Hypertronix) 2415561
1.5T 16 Channel HNS Anterior Bridge 2416329
1.5T 16 Channel HNS Anterior Adapter 2416329
1.5T 16 Channel HNS Posterior (P Connector) 2423192
1.5T 8 Channel CTL Coil (Legacy) 2377426-2
1.5T 8 Channel CTL Coil (HD) 2416758
12 Channel Body Array (P Connector) 2416616
Head Matrix A Tim Coil 7577732
Spine Matrix Coil 7579340
1.5T 16 Channel HNS Neck & Chest 2423193
3.0T 8 Channel Legacy Torso Array 2381683-2
1.5T Avanto Knee/Foot Coil 474SI-64F
1.5T 8 Channel Hi Res Brain Coil (Legacy) 2317112-2
3.0T 8 Channel HDMR2 Torso Array Coil (Rx) 2415410
1.5T GEM Anterior Array 5391442
HD T/R Quad Extremity Coil 5147225-2
Avanto CP Extremity Coil 7579472
1.5T GEM HNU 5407408
3.0T 8 Channel CTL Array Coil (Hypertronix) 2415542
1.5T 16 Channel HNS Posterior (Single HDx Cable) 2423192
1.5T CP Head Array Coil 3146037
1.5T 8 Channel Neurovascular Array Coil 2317115-2
3.0T 8 CH CTL Array Coil 2413107
1.5T MARK 9000 USAI Phased Array Shoulder Coil 2375136-2
1.5T Siemens Extremity 474SI-64E
Neck Matrix A Tim Coil 7577906
3.0T 8 Channel High Resolution Brain Array 2380637-2
1.5T HD 8 Channel Hi Res Brain Array Coil 5146634-2
1.5T USAI 4 Channel CTL Coil 2225545-6
1.5T CP Neck Array Coil 3146540
Invivo Breast Coil for Siemens Espree MRI 104461
CP Body Array Flex 63 MR Coil 7100048
1.5T 8 Channel T/R Knee Array Coil 5114356-2
HD 8 Channel Neurovascular Array Coil 1.5 T 5147135-2
8 Channel Vibrant Breast Coil 2401500
3.0T Signa Excite Knee Foot Extremity Coil 2380635-2
3.0T HD Hi-Res Brain Coil 5147134-2
1.5T HD 8 Channel Cardiac Array 2415376
.35T CTL Coil 2282860
1.5T Philips Spine Coil 45221314927
HD 12 Channel Body Array (Hypertronix Connector) 2416616
1.5T GEM PA Coil 5372733
1.5 T HD Neurovascular Array Coil 5117092-2

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“When it comes to coil repairs, DirectMed is always our first choice. Ever since we started using DirectMed, our coil spend has decreased dramatically, all while receiving top notch customer service from a knowledgeable team.”

– Jessica R., Florida
Radiology Director

What are MRI coils?

No one MRI exam is identical. Each scan adheres to the coil’s specific capabilities, which generates high-quality images of particular body parts.

In short, no coil means no photos. An MRI transmits radio frequencies to the body.

The coil is responsible for receiving the signal and sending it to a computer, generating the images. The coils pose no health risks or dangers to the body.

One Design for Every Body Part

Some coils are frames that fit over the body part in need of scanning. Others are less apparent—patients won’t even notice they’re there. Some are flexible, wrapping around the body, fastened with Velcro.

Brain scans require helmet-like coils that snap in place over your face. During an upright MRI, a technician will slide the coil down over your head, much like football gear. Openings allow patients to see out during the scan.

 

Here are some additional resources:

Types of MRI Coils

Whether you’re an MRI technologist or workaround an MRI machine, you’re likely to come across more coils than you can choose from. We’ve broken down the various types of coils and their purpose:

1. Gradient Coils

These coils create a secondary magnetic field to distort its primary field. Gradient coils allow spatial encoding of MRI signals. Some GCs include Figure 8, Maxwell, Golay, Helmholtz, Paired Saddle, and Shielded Gradient.

2. RF (Radio Frequency Coils)

RF coils are both transmitters and receivers. As a transmitter, they generate oscillations or rotations perpendicular to the Bo (static main magnetic field). As a receiver, they detect MR signals.

3. Surface Coils

Unlike RF coils, the surface variety is receive-only. They boast excellent signal-to-noise ratios for tissues adjacent to the coil. The further from the tissue, the less sensitive it becomes. Most technicians use surface coils for spines, shoulders, joints, and smaller body parts.

4. Volume Coils

These coils provide a homogenous RF excitation across a large volume of the skin, such as in whole-body imaging. Some volume coils are smaller, ideal for the head and other extremities. Typical designs include the Birdcage, Saddle, and TEM.

5. Shim Coils

Shims provide auxiliary magnetic fields to adjust the homogeneity of their primary domain. Technicians use them before operating the magnet.

6. Array Coils

Array coils are a cross between the benefits of smaller and larger coils. They span Coupled, Isolated, and Phased types.

7. Extremity Coils

As its title suggests, extremity coils cover ankles, wrists, elbows, shoulders, and other smaller body parts.

Conclusion

Coils are a combination of physics and design and play various roles in the MRI sphere. You can better equip your clinic by knowing each type of coil and understanding its purpose within your specific machine.

Need a quote or more information on MRI coils? Just shoot us a message.

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4,000 Coils in Stock. Largest Selection in the USA.  Several hundred unique sku’s we have stock. Please request a quote for more info or Call for Technical Support.

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