FUJIFILM PRESENTS MINIMALLY INVASIVE ADVANCED SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND IMAGING SOLUTIONS AT ACS CLINICAL CONGRESS 2018

Valhalla, N.Y., Stamford, Conn., Bothell, WA – October 18, 2018Booth #475FUJIFILM New Development, U.S.A., Inc., FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc., and Booth #547 FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. will exhibit their advanced endoscopic imaging, 3D visualization, and point-of-care ultrasound solutions at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) 2018 Clinical Congress. This year’s ACS Clinical Congress will draw more than 8,000 healthcare professionals to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts, from October 21 – 25, 2018.

“We introduced our new surgical visualization systems earlier this year, marking Fujifilm’s entry into the growing minimally invasive surgery market in the U.S.,” says Stephen Mariano, Vice President and General Manager, FUJIFILM New Development, U.S.A., Inc. “ACS Clinical Congress is one of the largest surgical meetings in the U.S., and as we see a shift towards more surgeries being conducted minimally invasively, we’re eager to introduce Clinical Congress attendees to our portfolio of rigid surgical scopes and solutions.

Fujifilm’s surgical product portfolio aids surgeons and clinicians who perform surgical procedures in a range of medical specialties. As a natural extension to the company’s flexible Endoscopy portfolio, ELUXEO, Fujifilm’s next generation image enhanced endoscopy platform, will be present at the show. Tying the visualization together, Synapse 3D, Fujifilm’s advanced visualization software from the company’s Enterprise Imaging portfolio will also be available for demonstration in booth # 475. In addition, FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. will exhibit its portfolio of point-of-care ultrasound solutions directly next door in booth #574.

Ultra-Slim Video Laparoscope SystemUsing a proprietary Super-Honeycomb CCD technology, the EL-580FN delivers exceptional image resolution, excellent color fidelity, and sharp display quality. Product features include “Chip on the Tip” high definition digital image processing, less-fogging, autoclave sterilization re-processing, and a low profile, light weight ergonomic handle. The Ultra-Slim 3.8mm diameter distal end—42% smaller area than most—was designed to improve clinical workflow, reduce physician fatigue, and potentially reduce the size of incisions. The EPX-4440FN Digital Video Processor System features advanced image HDTV 1080i processing technology to facilitate endoscopic diagnostics and therapies. Automatic light control provides optimal illumination and an anti-blur function extracts high quality motion images. The system also includes a High Definition Image with a 2 x digital zoom.

Full High Definition Surgical Visualization SystemDesigned for a wide variety of surgical applications, this solution includes a portfolio of rigid surgical scopes, cameras and video processing systems. The camera includes optimized settings for various clinical specialties. The system’s Full HD Video Controller offers edge enhancement, automatic gain control (AGC) and dynamic contrast function. In addition, selective color enhancement, smoke reduction and grid removal features all enhance observation abilities. A High Power 200 LED Light Source allows the user to adjust the intensity of the light from 5-100%—providing operational efficiency and lowering power consumption.

ELUXEO Endoscopic Visualization System —ELUXEO is comprised of Fujifilm’s 7000 Video Imaging System and 700 Series Endoscopes. ELUXEO features 4-LED Multi-Light Technology, which creates Blue Light Imaging (BLI) and Linked Color Imaging (LCI®) special light observation modes. ELUXEO has an extended lamp life expectancy of six years and an intuitive user interface for an enhanced experience. ELUXEO aids GI health professionals in achieving improved visualization in image enhanced endoscopy.

Synapse 3D— A key component of Fujifilm's extensive enterprise imaging portfolio, Synapse 3D advanced visualization software uses 50 specialized applications to construct and analyze 3D images and aid healthcare professionals in interpreting, reporting, surgical planning, and treatment planning. Synapse 3D is an enterprise-wide solution for quickly performing advanced visualization workflows and accessing 3D rendered images. Full integration with Synapse 5 PACS and Synapse Cardiovascular means one-click access from any Synapse client.

SonoSite X-Porte is a highly portable ultrasound system that fluidly combines striking image clarity with touchscreen controls and a customizable interface that offers more than 80 real-time educational visual guides and tutorials. With no buttons for infection to hide behind, the touchscreen control panel makes cleaning easy and, in sterile environments, full functionality remains when using a sterile drape and gloves. Proprietary high-definition imaging technology focuses the ultrasound beams with pinpoint precision, reducing artifact clutter and enhancing contrast resolution.

SonoSite Edge II offers an enhanced imaging experience through industry-first transducer innovations and Armored Cable Technology. It features an intuitive interface for easier access to frequently used functions like gain and a wide-angle display with an anti-reflection coating for minimal adjustments during viewing. It is designed to be truly portable and used in the most rigorous environments.

SonoSite SII empowers efficiency for clinicians through a simple, yet smart user interface that adapts to the user’s imaging needs. Our enhanced imaging technology on select transducers provides users with increased resolution and penetration, while maintaining durability and reliability with Armored Cable Technology.

SonoSite iViz is a powerful diagnostic tool that fits in the palm of your hand. iViz provides quick answers in tough clinical environments, both at the bedside or in the field. It combines superior imaging performance, ultra-mobility, and one-handed operation while allowing you to collaborate and share information with colleagues.

For more information on Fujifilm’s healthcare solutions, visit the following sites:

Minimally invasive surgery: fujifilmmis.com.

Endoscopy: fujifilmendoscopy.com.

Enterprise Imaging: ei.fujimed.com.

Point-of-care ultrasound solutions: sonosite.com.

 

About Fujifilm

FUJIFILM New Development, U.S.A., Inc., is an innovative provider of minimally invasive surgical systems designed to meet the needs of surgeons across the clinical spectrum today and well into the future. From an unparalleled ultra-slim video laparoscope system to a full high definition surgical visualization system, Fujifilm’s product portfolio is revolutionizing the conventional surgical endoscopic procedure and raising the standard of patient care.

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. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. – Endoscopy supplies high quality, technologically advanced endoscopic imaging solutions and devices to the medical field. TeraMedica Division delivers healthcare informatics, and is the leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise-wide solutions for unrestricted medical image management. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujimed.com and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. is the innovator and world leader in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, and an industry leader in ultra high-frequency micro-ultrasound technology. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries. SonoSite’s portable, compact systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. For more information, please visit www.sonosite.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, 2017, the company had global revenues of $20.7 billion, at an exchange rate of 112 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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