Fujifilm Highlights Comprehensive and Expanding DR Product Line at RSNA 2011 Evolving FDR product line offers a solution for the varying needs of facilities across the U.S.A.

CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 Annual Meeting, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. will be showcasing one of the most diverse family of DR products on the U.S. market.  Traditionally known for its renowned image quality, the medical imaging and informatics company will demonstrate its ability to provide a DR solution for nearly every conventional x-ray need including flat panel detectors, portable systems, room replacements and Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM).

"Fujifilm's expanding line of DR products is, without question, one of the largest  on the market to date," says Yoshitaka Nakamura, Vice President of Modality Solutions for Fujifilm. "What once started as a small list of products has evolved dramatically into a large portfolio of DR solutions with an impressive list of recent technological advances," Nakamura continues. "Attendees of RSNA looking for DR solutions to meet the varying needs of their radiology department will find exactly what they are looking for from one company - Fujifilm."

As a foundation of its expanding DR portfolio, Fujifilm initiated a new strategic development program that leverages the company's dedication to developing products that will tackle the issue of dose management, while providing exceptional image quality, without sacrificing ease of use – "Gentle Touch. Brilliant Image." Under the new "Gentle Touch. Brilliant Image." program, Fujifilm will work to meet the varying needs of its constituents – lower dose for patients, extraordinary image quality for radiologists and ease of use for technologists.

The expanding FDR portfolio is strengthened by Fujifilm's patented advanced detector technology – a key factor to the company's renowned image quality and an inspiration behind the company's "Gentle Touch. Brilliant Image." program. Each new FDR system includes Irradiation Side Sampling (ISS),that improves detective quantum efficiency (DQE) by reducing the distance for light signals to reach the sensor. This unique innovation achieves significant dose efficiency improvements compared to similar DR detectors. It also reduces scatter and blur of the fluorescence light, resulting in sharper images with greater detail that enhances diagnostic confidence for the radiologist.

"Whether a clinician needs a lightweight flat panel detector for an orthopedic exam, or a facility wishes to replace an entire x-ray suite, Fujifilm will provide an effective solution from one of the most comprehensive DR product lines on the market," says DavidHotchkiss, Director of Marketing for Modality Solutions at Fujifilm. "Our variety, coupled with our advanced ISS technology and renowned image quality, proves that Fujifilm is the DR provider of choice."

The FDR product line includes:
DR Room Options:
FDR AcSelerate Suite™, a fully integrated dual detector DR system from Fujifilm designed to be a complete radiographic room replacement solution.  Fully automated with quick image preview and cycle times, the system also helps improve productivity and enables increased patient throughput to address the busiest environments.

The FDR D-EVO™ Family of Flat Panel Detectors: Light-weight flat panel detectors that are available in a variety of sizes. Options include:

  • FDR D-EVO™ Cesium - The newest addition to the line, the FDR D-EVO™ Cesium. The new FDR D-EVO™ Cesium combines the best of Fujfilm's image quality with exceptional dose efficiency.  
  • FDR D-EVO™ Wireless - A wireless version of the FDR D-EVO now available in standard 14x17 inches and 17x17 inches.
  • FDR D-EVO™ - Available in standard 14x17", the original, corded FDR D-EVO.

Portable Solutions:
FDR Go* – Making its U.S. debut on the RSNA show room floor, Fujfilm's first lightweight DR addition to the "Go" family of portable x-ray systems.

FDR D-EVO™- Portable Upgrade System – Fujifilm's first DR upgrade option for analog mobile systems. This self contained unit integrates Fujifilm's wireless D-EVO flat panel detector and workstation onto an existing analog portable.

FDR Go flex*- Fujifilm's new, hand held, wireless, portable DR solution, offers clinicians with the instant ability to turn nearly any analog portable, x-ray room or remote location into a DR imaging system on demand.

Advanced FFDM Solutions:
Aspire™ HD - Fujifilm's recently FDA cleared FFDM provides image clarity that enables extraordinary detail of potential abnormalities that not only assist in more accurate and reliable diagnoses, but also can enhance clinician productivity.  

Aspire™ HD Plus**- This works-in-progress FFDM system from Fujifilm will build upon the features of the original Aspire HD while offering a number of enhanced features and will be used as the platform for Fujifilm's future advanced 3D mammography application.  

For more information or to see a demonstration of Fujfilm's diverse DR product line, please visit rsna.fujimed.com or booth # 4009 at the upcoming  RSNA 2011, November 27thDecember 2nd at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill.  

RSNA Booth # 4009, SOUTH BLG, HALL A

About Fujifilm

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women's health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. FUJINON is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., and supplies technologically advanced endoscopes to the medical market. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information visit www.fujimed.com.  

*FDR Go and FDR Go flex are works-in-progress and are net yet available for sale in the US.

** The Aspire HD Plus requires FDA 510(k) clearance and is not available for sale in the US.

© 2011FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

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