General Equipment

General Equipment

This year's priority equipment items as identified by leadership in Interior Health.

Sorted by Department that requires the equipment

Ambulatory Care

Urodynamics System – 1 – $ 45,712

Urodynamic studies provide diagnostic data for   bladder dysfunctions.

Cystonephroscope – 1 – $ 22,961

It provides outstanding HD NBI images for bladder diagnostic procedures with a particular focus on bladder cancer management.

Gastroenterology Lab

Colonoscope  – 1 – $ 44,494

A flexible fiber-optic instrument used to examine the colon.

Gastroscope – 1 – $ 36,386

A lighted flexible tubular instrument passed through the mouth for examining the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.


Transcutaneous Bilrubin Meter – 1 – $ 10,872

These meters work by directing light into the skin of the neonate and  to generate a serum bilirubin value useful in detecting neonatal jaundice.

Operating Room

VV ECLS System – 3 – $ 117,408 each

Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation refers to the establishment of cardiopulmonary bypass using portable mechanical circulatory support systems.

 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump – 1 – $ 106,216

A mechanical device that increases myocardial oxygen perfusion while at the same time increasing cardiac output.

 Airseal Intelligent Flow – 1 – $ 67,568

An insufflation sealing system provides access to the abdominal cavity during laparoscopic surgery.

Video Bronchoscope  – 1 – $ 37,658

Used for visualizing the inside of the airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes such as abnormalities like foreign bodies, bleeding, tumors, or inflammation.

 TTE Probe – 1 – $37,996

A still or moving image of the internal parts of the heart using ultrasound.

Bariatric Yellofin Stirrups – 1 – $ 23,990

Enables safe and easy leg positioning while providing enhanced surgical site access. Allow for easy adjustment of abduction and lithotomy in patients up to 500 lbs while maintaining the sterile field

Blue tooth Sentinel Lymph Node Probe – 1 – $ 19,570

Involves the localization of the lymph node that is first in the lymph node chain to receive lymphatic drainage from a primary tumor site.A highly accurate indicator of the metastatic involvement of the entire lymph node basin in which it is situated.

Ultrasound Attachment for Laparoscopic Livers – 1 – $ 13,544

Flexible laparoscopic ultrasound probe to aid in non-invasive liver resection.

ENT Endoscopic Telescope System – 1 – $ 10,400

Used to examine the interior surfaces of an organ or tissue and allows visualization of body cavities not possible by standard examination.

Hysteroscope – 2 – $ 6,433

Allows the physician to look inside a uterus in order to diagnose and treat causes of abnormal bleeding.


Vascular Imaging System  – 1 – $ 21,236

Aid clinicians in peripheral vascular access, using near‐infrared light to create a digital image of a patient’s veins and projects the pattern directly on the surface of the skin.

 Vascular overbed table – 1 – $ 7,199

Aids vascular imaging in the OR.

Monitor, Phillips Sure Signs VS4 – 1 – $ 6,115

A vital signs monitor.

Respiratory Therapy

Adult Ventilator  – 1 – $ 76,966

Provides life sustaining support for patients who can’t breathe on their own after surgery, a traumatic event or while dealing with a severe illness. Without it staff would have to provide manual ventilation around the clock.

Ultrasound – Sonosite – 2 – $ 67,568

Portable ultrasound used for a wide variety of diagnositic and clinical procedures

Transport Ventilator – T1 – 3 – $ 61,425 each

Enables clinicians to provide optimal ventilation therapy to all patient groups during transport completely independent from compressed air. This  allows even noninvasively ventilated patients to be transported successfully across greater distances.

Video Bronchoscope – 1 – $ 42,273

Used for visualizing the inside of the airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes such as abnormalities like foreign bodies, bleeding, tumors, or inflammation.

 Home Ventilator – 2 – $ 24,386 each

Provides optimal home ventilation therapy.