Texas hospital fundraises for Mobile C-Arm device for minimally invasive surgery

Written by Alan Condon | May 06, 2019 | Print  |

The Visionaries, a Texas-based female philanthropic group, is hosting a fundraiser to buy a Mobile C-Arm device for Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center in Temple, Texas, reports The Temple Daily Telegram.

Three things to know:

1. The fundraisers are aiming to raise $200,00 in its "Boots & Bandanas" event to purchase a brand new Mobile C-Arm for the hospital.

2. Mobile C-Arms have become essential part of repairing bone fractures and correcting deformities, especially in the spine and feet.

3. The group organized its first event in 2008 and raised $450,000. Since its formation it has raised a total of $1.5 million for the hospital, according to Melissa Mullens, a chairperson of the event.

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