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FUJIFILM Presents Latest Innovative Medical Imaging at AHRA 2014
|By Business Wire
|August 11, 2014 10:20 AM EDT
Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic
imaging products and medical informatics solutions, will highlight its
growing digital radiography and women’s healthcare portfolio at the
American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA) annual meeting held
August 11 – 13 at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC.
Tomas Kuprys, MD from Loyola University Chicago will also provide an
accredited presentation entitled “Orthopaedic Tomosynthesis as an
Alternative Imaging Technology” at the AHRA 2014 annual meeting. The
presentation will take place on Wednesday, August 13 from 7:15 AM – 8:15
AM sponsored by Fujifilm.
"Digital Tomosynthesis is an emerging technology that can provide a cost
effective approach to screenings and produce sharp, clear images while
reducing radiation dose,” said Tomas Kuprys, MD from Loyola University
Chicago. “This session will enlighten the audience on the utilization of
Digital Tomosynthesis in a variety of clinical applications, including
Orthopedics and how it could benefit your department."
Attendees will receive 1 AART Category A CE Credit and learn to:
Understand how Digital Tomosynthesis can fit into your Radiology
Recognize the value of alternative imaging in today’s Healthcare
Appreciate the financial and dose benefit of Digital Tomosynthesis as
an alternative to other modalities in your department.
Fujifilm continuously delivers legendary image quality, responsive
support and renowned reliability with its digital radiography and
women’s healthcare solutions. Following is a summary of offerings:
A Family of Digital Detectors
Radiology professionals and healthcare administrators interested in
advanced visualization and analysis will find the innovations of DR flat
panel detectors appealing for their diagnostic needs. Fujifilm's FDR
D-EVO DR detectors are available in Gadolinium and Cesium models and
a full range of sizes including: 24x30cm Csl, 14x17 and 17x17. The
24x30cm detector is the world’s first 24x30cm size wireless cesium
detector. It’s designed to offer advanced imaging capabilities, high DQE
and low dose x-ray exams. Its size is perfect for every neonatal
isolette tray and small anatomy exam.
A Range of Portables
Fujifilm's variety of mobile x-ray systems facilitate exceptional care
at the patient bedside, in the emergency department, operating rooms,
ICU, NICU or wherever general x-ray is needed. Fujifilm’s FDR Go offers
the speed, image quality and dose benefits of Fujifilm’s FDR D-EVO
detectors and refined image processing, with enhanced portable features
including a compact size that’s just right for maneuvering in tight
Most Advanced Digital Mammography Systems
Fujifilm is constantly innovating to develop the most advanced digital
mammography systems, to assist in the early detection of breast cancer. Aspire
Cristalle brings together Fujifilm’s extensive research, expertise
and experience. The Aspire Cristalle brings an innovative solution to
breast imaging customers around the world. New advancements include:
Patient Experience enhancements such as our patented Comfort
Paddles, are designed to make the most uncomfortable part
of mammograms, more comfortable. The paddle’s unique soft edges,
flexible composition and 4-way pivot contours to the individual shape
of the breast to more comfortably apply just the right compression for
optimal tissue separation.
Hexagonal Close Pattern (HCP) is an innovative detector pixel
design, engineered to deliver higher acquisition efficiency and better
signal to noise ratio, for finer detail, higher DQE, higher MTF and
lower dose than conventional square pixel arrays.
The system’s image quality is further enhanced with Fujifilm’s
renowned image processing, iAEC (intelligent
automated exposure control) coupled with ISC (image based
spectrum analysis), together these analyze the breast for glandular
tissue characteristics and detect implants to optimize dose and
processing, and precisely tune contrast, to intelligently adapt for
every breast type and to image implants with ease.
For more information about Fujifilm, please visit: www.fujimed.com.
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. The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems
U.S.A., Inc. supplies high quality, technologically advanced FUJINON
brand endoscopes to the medical market. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A.,
Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujimed.com
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation
and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including:
healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic
systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display
materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital
imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of
chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production
technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2014, the company had global
revenues of $23.7 billion, at an exchange rate of 103 yen to the dollar.
Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate
citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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