RSNA 2013: Fujifilm Announces US FDA Clearance of Detectors for Paediatric Use

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FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. has announced 510(k)clearance from the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Gadolinium and Cesium digital X-ray detectors for paediatric use. Sizes that are available include: 24x30cm, 14x17 and 17x17. The smallest format 24x30cm cesium iodide detector is specifically designed to offer high DQE performance for low dose x-ray exams such as for small patients and anatomy such as extremities, shoulders, c-spines and more.
 
“Fujifilm has always been committed to patient safety and we continue to set a high standard in establishing safe, low-dose paediatric imaging.  We have helped lead the way with our commitment to reducing radiation and investing in new imaging technology innovations that allow us to offer safe and effective imaging for every size patient and anatomy,” said Rob Fabrizio, director of marketing and product development, Digital X-ray, FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. “With this clearance, radiologists, technologists and administrators can count on Fujifilm to bring quality images for fast, confident diagnoses for our most precious patients: infants and children.”
 
Fujifilm is proud to support the image gently® campaign introduced by the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Paediatric Imaging to raise awareness and educate health professionals and parents about the need to lower and limit the exposure of children to radiation.
 
Source:
FujiFilm 

2 December 2013

Published on : Wed, 4 Dec 2013



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