Fujifilm to Feature Ground-Breaking Technology and Techniques in a Series of DDW 2014 Presentations
Preview of New 600 Series CMOS Endoscopes
Wayne, N.J., May 1, 2014 (Booth #1730) – At Digestive Disease Week (DDW), The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc., will demonstrate its portfolio of endoscopic solutions designed to help gastroenterologists improve patient care, enhance workflow and maintain costs. Fujifilm will also host three presentations at the annual meeting on May 4-6, 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
“FUJIFILM has strong product platforms, solid market positions and is a trusted brand. During DDW, we look forward to demonstrating how we can help GI professionals control costs while maximizing their investments in this ever-changing economic environment,” said Kurt Cannon, Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Operations & Support Services, Endoscopy Division, FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc.
Fujifilm’s global technologies will be showcased in three half-hour presentations by world-renowned physicians at the annual conference at Booth #1730:
- “ Endoscopic Diagnosis and Submucosal Dissection of Early Gastric Cancer ” presented by Dr. Nelson Miyajima, University of Săo Paulo Medical School (Brazil) on Sunday, May 4 at 10:30am.
- “ Technical and Clinical features of the New 600 Series Endoscopes ” presented by Dr. Jochen Weigt from Otto-v. Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany) on Sunday, May 4 at 12:00pm.
- “ EUS in Gastrointestinal Tract: Our Best Alternative ” presented by Dr. Lazoro Antonio Arango Molano, La Presentacion Hospital (Colombia) on Monday, May 5 at 12:00pm.
DDW provides a forum for showcasing the latest innovations in gastrointestinal products and services. This year, Fujifilm is proud to preview for the first time in the US market, the 600 Series endoscopes with CMOS technology. The EG-600WR and EC-600WL are equipped with the latest megapixel CMOS image sensor technology which provides high resolution images as close as 2mm with less peripheral distortion.
Fujifilm’s ultrasound processor Sonart, and companion second generation ultrasound video endoscopes will also be on display. Equipped with innovative image processing technology called ZONE Sonography™ and Sound Speed Correction Technology that provides excellent diagnostic capabilities, Sonart brings a new approach to endoscopic ultrasound, easily integrating into a slim endoscopic procedure cart with video processor and light source.
Fujifilm’s gold-standard Double Balloon Endoscopy platform, the perfect solution for small bowel enteroscopy, will also be showcased as it continues to pave the way in endoscopic innovation.
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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 and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com .
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