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PIXY Teaching Phantom
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PIXY« Anthropomorphic Radiology Training/Teaching Phantom

New Product 

Proud to be MADE IN THE USA

 
bulletAn anatomically and radiologically correct female
bulletSmall size and low weight simplify positioning
bulletCan be positioned for most views
bulletPermits evaluation of student performance
bulletOrgans accept contrast media
bulletOpaque or transparent
 
PIXY« was designed specifically for training radiologic technologists.

PIXY is 5 ft. 1 in. (156cm) tall and weighs 105 lbs. (48kg) She is repeatable,

virtually indestructible and a convenient substitute for patients.

PIXY is made of tissue-equivalent materials and has life-like articulations. Students have no difficulty in maneuvering PIXY into most desired positions.

PIXY is used to demonstrate anatomy and evaluate positioning and imaging techniques, including kVp, mAs, contrast, optical density, OFD and TFD. Radiographs of PIXY are optically equivalent in density and contrast to human patients.

PIXY permits unlimited exposures and tolerates trainee errors.

 

 

PIXY ANATOMY

PIXY shoulders have ball and socket joints; elbows and knees flex 90║ to 100║. Hips flex 130║ with 30║ hyperextension.

A "frog position" is made possible by lateral flexion at the hips. The right hand is molded with fingers positioned for an AP view, while the left hand is in an oblique-lateral position. The left foot is in full plantar flexion; the right foot is in a neutral position.

C1, C2, C6 and C7 were converted to mechanical nylon joints because educators in the field prefer full positioning capabilities for the head. The design permits the remaining neck vertebrae to be fixed in a normal position, while assuring a full range of head motion.

PIXY contains abdominal and pelvic organs: stomach, gall bladder, urinary bladder, kidneys, rectum and sigmoid flexure. These are air-filled, but accept water or contrast media and can be easily flushed after use. Custom fractures and custom pathologies are optional.

Skeletons
Skeletons are in continuous production, so prompt shipments are routine. Nevertheless, human skeletons are available for users who desire them. There is a surcharge to cover the high cost of scarce natural skeletons and for added labor needed to rework them to fit PIXY molds.*

The matching of skeletons and soft-tissues permits external and bony landmarks to coincide. The position of bones within the soft tissues is anatomically correct.

The detail cast into RSD skeletons is considered a triumph of the sculptural moldmaker's craft. The skull, for example, has frontal and sphenoidal sinuses, ethmoidal and mastoid air cells and the auditory ossicles. Bone sutures are radiographically visible.

* Highly detailed polymer skeletons which reproduce the shape, mass density and attenuation coefficients of the cortical bone and spongiosa, allow continuous production of phantoms instead of sporadic production due to limited availability, variable size and uncertain chemical composition of human skeletons.

Soft Tissues
PIXY is available in opaque or transparent tissue-equivalent materials. The transparent PIXY has visible organs and skeleton except at the hips, knees, and elbows, which are opaque because, as on the opaque PIXY, latex coverings are needed to retain tissue-equivalent gels for soft-tissue continuity at these articulations. Two-ply coverings protect against gel leakage.

Lungs
Standard PIXY lungs are molded of tissue-equivalent foam with the mass density of inflated human lungs (0.30g/cc). They are connected to the oro-nasal cavity by the stem bronchi and trachea. The oro-nasopharynx is filled with a nearly air-equivalent foam.

Optional animal lungs, which duplicate the intricate detail of the vascular trees, are available. These lungs are fixed in the inflated state and molded to conform to the pleural cavities of the phantom. The pulmonary arteries are injected with a blood-equivalent plastic. In addition, low, medium or high contrast material may be selected by the user.

REFURBISHMENT

RSD offers a PIXY refurbishment service which, after wear and tear from usage over an extended period of time, restores PIXY to its original condition. This service includes repair of minor bone fractures of hands and feet. Quotes are furnished upon request for more extensive damage.
 

Stock #

Description

RS-102

Opaque PIXY Phantom Contains fill ports for stomach, gall bladder, urinary bladder, kidneys, rectum and sigmoid flexure. Permanent shipping/storage case.

RS-102T

Same as RS-102 but transparent

RS-103 Opaque Take-Apart PIXY Contains fill ports for stomach, gall bladder, urinary bladder, kidneys, rectum and sigmoid flexure. Permanent shipping/storage case. New Product
RS-103T Same as RS-103 but transparent  New Product
RS-104 Opaque PIXY Take-Apart PIXY Phantom (No Fill ports) Contains stomach, gall bladder, urinary bladder, kidneys, rectum and sigmoid flexure. Permanent shipping/storage case.   New Product
RS-104T Same as RS-104 but Transparent     New Product
RS-105 Opaque PIXY Take-Apart PIXY Phantom (No Fill ports and No Organs) Permanent shipping/storage case.   New Product
RS-105T Same as RS-105 but Transparent    New Product

RS-157*

Animal Lungs (Must be ordered with phantom, cannot be retrofitted)

RS-102SP*

Custom Fractures and Pathologies. Depressed skull fracture at any desired location. Hairline fracture of the scaphoid bone of the wrist (with no fragment separation). Fracture of the superior pubic ramus. Rib fracture at the mid-axillary line. Unseparated fracture of the patella. Stress fracture of the 5th tarsal bone of the extended foot. Pathologies based on user's requirements. (Must be ordered with Phantom, cannot be retrofitted).

RS-102R

Standard PIXY Refurbishment

*Must be ordered with Phantom (Cannot be retrofitted)

 

Per the manufacturer, Pixy, Take-Apart Pixy, Wounded Willy and Damaged Debbie can be used in CT. They can be used as teaching phantoms for Full Body CT positioning.

 

Wounded Willy and Damaged Debbie can also be customized as take-apart phantoms just like our very popular Made in the USA PIXY« Anthropomorphic Radiology Training Phantom

 

 

 

 

 

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