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Bariatric Resource Grid

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ItemWeight Limit/Size
Radiology Tables 
CT 450 lbs.
MRI 350 lbs.
MRI (open bore at Research Park) 500 lbs.
Nuclear Medicine 330-440 lbs. depending on unit
General Radiology 300-500 lbs. depending on unit
GI with table movement 500 lbs.
GI without table movement 440 lbs.
Angio 297-550 lbs. depending on unit
Cardiac Cath Lab Table  400-500 lbs depending on room used 
Ultrasound Stretcher 500 lbs.
Stereotactic Machine- Breast Imaging 280 lbs.
CS Equipment  
Standard wheelchair (older) 250 lbs. – 16 in. width
Standard wheelchair (newer) 350 lbs. – 20 in. width
XL wheelchair 450 lbs. & 650 lbs.
Large commode 1000 lbs.
Large hoyer 650 lbs.
Bariatric walker 750 lbs.
Gowns (cloth) XL
Gowns (disposable) XXL
Room Equipment  
Folding Shower Seats 330 lbs.
Stryker (regular bed)–for weighing 500 lbs.
Stryker mattress Pressure reducing up to 320 lbs.
Bari Rehab Platform II Bed (rental bed) 1000 lbs.
Room toilet 500 lbs.
Room toilet with reinforcement 1000 lbs.
Standing scale (Health O Meter) 400 lbs.
Atmos Air Overlay (rental) 500 lbs.
Air Assisted Transfer Device (HoverMatt or Air Pal) 1200 lbs.
39” HoverSling- Combination seated sling and HoverMatt 1000 lbs vertical capacity
1200 pounds lateral capacity
Bariatric XXL Safe Patient Handling Sheet (for use with 1000 lb ceiling lift) 1200 lbs.
OR Equipment 
Standard OR Table 1000 lbs.
Neuro/Trauma OR Table 800 lbs.
Urology/PV Table 500 lbs.
OR 22/ Hybrid OR Fixed Table 440 lbs.
Neuro/Ortho Maquet Table 495 lbs.
Mizuho/OSI Jackson Table 500 lbs.
Instruments, trochars Available in long sizes
Housewide Equipment 
Bari-Lift and Transfer System (built in scale) 1000 lbs.