InfiMed Inc. Announces Stingray DR

The Final Piece to the Digital Puzzle



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from InfiMed Inc.

    LIVERPOOL, N.Y., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- InfiMed Inc., a leading
 manufacturer of digital X-ray imaging solutions, today announced the
 production release of the StingRay DR, a flat panel digital retrofit imaging
 system for radiographic rooms. The StingRay DR system enables digital capture,
 storage and transfer of general radiographic images -- a complete connectivity
 solution to existing or future PACS implementation.
     "With the StingRay DR we are providing the final piece to the digital
 puzzle," said Brian Fleming, president. The StingRay DR has direct digital
 DICOM connectivity, increases patient throughput, provides higher quality
 images for more accurate diagnoses and is a retrofit solution that is
 cost-efficient."
     A successful clinical trial of the StingRay DR, took place in the fall of
 2000 at The Kirklin Clinic located at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
 Medical Center -- the third busiest outpatient center in the United States.
     Radiology administrators of any size hospital or clinic will easily
 recognize and appreciate the cost-effectiveness of the StingRay DR. Two
 radiographic rooms can be upgraded for what it would cost to replace one with
 a new system. Fewer radiographic rooms are needed because of high patient
 throughput. Installing the StingRay DR reduces the need for consumables such
 as film, cassettes and processing systems that carry the added costs of
 staffing, maintenance and chemicals.
     With its universal bucky replacement system, the StingRay DR serves as an
 upgrade solution for all industry-standard equipment. The StingRay DR uses the
 Trixell Pixium 4600 flat panel detector with a custom-designed, high-speed
 imaging system that is fully compatible with PACS networks. The result is
 full-resolution image acquisition in less than 10 seconds. Room efficiency is
 increased by eliminating the need to handle or change film cassettes. All of
 this plus the patient experiences a reduced amount of radiation due to fewer
 retakes.
     The active image area for the Stingray DR is 17? x 17? square -- larger
 than film/cassette based technology and other flat panels which are 14? x 17.
 This larger size means there is no need to rotate the panel in order to
 accommodate transverse views.
 
     InfiMed Inc. is a privately held, ISO 9001 certified company based near
 Syracuse, New York. For over 17 years the company has been a pioneer in the
 field of digital medical imaging and in providing cost-effective digital
 upgrade solutions for OEM partners, hospitals and imaging centers. InfiMed's
 product line consists of digital imaging acquisition systems, image processing
 software and review workstations for radiology, fluoroscopy, angiography and
 cardiology markets. Today, InfiMed has over 3,000 digital imaging subsystems
 and upgrades installed worldwide. For additional information on InfiMed Inc.
 or the products it offers, go to http://www.infimed.com or call 315-453-4545.
 
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SOURCE InfiMed Inc.
    LIVERPOOL, N.Y., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- InfiMed Inc., a leading
 manufacturer of digital X-ray imaging solutions, today announced the
 production release of the StingRay DR, a flat panel digital retrofit imaging
 system for radiographic rooms. The StingRay DR system enables digital capture,
 storage and transfer of general radiographic images -- a complete connectivity
 solution to existing or future PACS implementation.
     "With the StingRay DR we are providing the final piece to the digital
 puzzle," said Brian Fleming, president. The StingRay DR has direct digital
 DICOM connectivity, increases patient throughput, provides higher quality
 images for more accurate diagnoses and is a retrofit solution that is
 cost-efficient."
     A successful clinical trial of the StingRay DR, took place in the fall of
 2000 at The Kirklin Clinic located at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
 Medical Center -- the third busiest outpatient center in the United States.
     Radiology administrators of any size hospital or clinic will easily
 recognize and appreciate the cost-effectiveness of the StingRay DR. Two
 radiographic rooms can be upgraded for what it would cost to replace one with
 a new system. Fewer radiographic rooms are needed because of high patient
 throughput. Installing the StingRay DR reduces the need for consumables such
 as film, cassettes and processing systems that carry the added costs of
 staffing, maintenance and chemicals.
     With its universal bucky replacement system, the StingRay DR serves as an
 upgrade solution for all industry-standard equipment. The StingRay DR uses the
 Trixell Pixium 4600 flat panel detector with a custom-designed, high-speed
 imaging system that is fully compatible with PACS networks. The result is
 full-resolution image acquisition in less than 10 seconds. Room efficiency is
 increased by eliminating the need to handle or change film cassettes. All of
 this plus the patient experiences a reduced amount of radiation due to fewer
 retakes.
     The active image area for the Stingray DR is 17? x 17? square -- larger
 than film/cassette based technology and other flat panels which are 14? x 17.
 This larger size means there is no need to rotate the panel in order to
 accommodate transverse views.
 
     InfiMed Inc. is a privately held, ISO 9001 certified company based near
 Syracuse, New York. For over 17 years the company has been a pioneer in the
 field of digital medical imaging and in providing cost-effective digital
 upgrade solutions for OEM partners, hospitals and imaging centers. InfiMed's
 product line consists of digital imaging acquisition systems, image processing
 software and review workstations for radiology, fluoroscopy, angiography and
 cardiology markets. Today, InfiMed has over 3,000 digital imaging subsystems
 and upgrades installed worldwide. For additional information on InfiMed Inc.
 or the products it offers, go to http://www.infimed.com or call 315-453-4545.
 
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