Digital Radiography Detector retrofits analog x-ray tables.

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Model FDR D-EVO flat panel cassette-sized DR detector inserts into existing x-ray table or wall stand without modification. Device weighs 6 lb and measures 14 x 17 in. and transmits images to workstation in as little as 3 sec, with cycle times of 9 sec. Utilizing Irradiation Side Sampling, it produces sharp x-ray images to maximize diagnostic confidence. Portable unit addresses lateral or other cassette-based exams as needed and is suited for operating or emergency rooms.

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Thinnest, Lightest DR Detector Now Available

FDA clears Fujifilm's FDR D-EVO(TM), providing facilities with smart transition to DR

STAMFORD, Conn. - Imaging facilities looking to convert existing analog x-ray rooms to digital can now benefit from the ease-of-use and exceptional image quality of the FDR D-EVO flat panel cassette from FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. Now FDA 510(k) cleared, the FDR D-EVO makes it more convenient to transition to DR with its seamless retrofit that enables facilities to insert the DR detector directly into the existing x-ray table or wall stand without modification.

FDR D-EVO is ideal for any clinical environment, from hospitals to imaging centers to private practices. At just six pounds, this 14" x 17" cassette-sized detector is the lightest-weight of its kind, and provides portability to address lateral or other cassette-based exams as needed; it can even be used as a complement in existing DR rooms such as for cross-table exams. This flexibility also makes the FDR D-EVO ideal for areas where immediate access to high quality x-ray images is crucial, like the operating room or emergency department.

"With FDR D-EVO, everyone benefits from the smart and easy transition to DR," said Rob Fabrizio, Fujifilm's senior marketing manager, Imaging Systems. "Technologists appreciate the light-weight design, simplified workflow and speed of image acquisition; clinicians recognize its exceptional image quality; and patients benefit from a faster, more comfortable exam."

FDR D-EVO uses Fujifilm's patented Irradiation Side Sampling (ISS), an innovative technology that improves detective quantum efficiency (DQE). As a result, it produces images with enhanced sharpness and reduced noise for increased diagnostic confidence. Other distinct advantages of the FDR D-EVO include its use of secure connectivity to transmit images to the technologist's workstation in as little as 3 seconds, with cycle times of only 9 seconds. Its detachable cord offers the benefits of easier re-positioning of the panel in the radiographic table or wall stand, elimination of battery life and wireless signal integrity concerns, and increased safety from reduced potential of trip hazards.

About FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. offers the industry's most extensive line of CR and DR products including single and multi-plate CR, digital portable systems, dual detector room replacements, and flexible single detector U-arm systems. The pioneer of digital x-ray, Fujifilm is known for delivering outstanding image quality, and the company's products are ideal for a variety of imaging environments in both outpatient and hospital settings. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. More information is available at

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