Fujifilm Breaks New Ground with Innovative Technology at ATS 2014


Wayne, N.J., – WEBWIRE – Monday, May 12, 2014

The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of endoscopic equipment for pulmonologists and gastroenterologists, highlights a number of advances including Sonart, Fujifilm’s ultrasound system at the American Thoracic Society International Conference (ATS) on May 18-21, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. 

“Fujifilm is proud to showcase our ground-breaking ultrasound bronchoscope, EB-530US; the 530 Series video bronchoscopes and Sonart, a compact ultrasound system that will better serve pulmonologists in providing quality patient care,”  said Kurt Cannon, Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Operations & Support Services, Endoscopy Division, FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc.

Sonart, is 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. For added convenience, the system can be used in conjunction with the EB-530US ultrasound video bronchoscope. Equipped with high-resolution, ultra small Super CCD chip technology, this scope offers bright vivid-high resolution endoscopic images. Unique design features include a 10˚ forward oblique view for optimal visualization and dual light guides for even illumination.
 
One of the highlights at the Fujifilm booth this year will be the bronchpilot® EBUS-TBNA iPad application software (app) featuring Fujifilm’s EB-530US scope. The bronchpilot® app provides bronchoscopy training on Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA) for healthcare professionals through an accessible, mobile platform. Attendees will have the opportunity to try out the new app at Fujifilm booth #4707.
 
The following Fujifilm activities will take place during the annual conference:

 
For more information about Fujifilm’s products being demonstrated at ATS, please visit
www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.
 
About Fujifilm
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 .
 
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 10 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2012, and in the year ended March 31, 2013, had global revenues of $26.7 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com. 
 
* At an exchange rate of 83 yen to the dollar.
                                                                               
 



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 Fujifilm Endoscopy
 American Thoracic Society
 Sonart
 530 Series video bronchos
 EB-530US
Contact Information
Lauren Geloso
Manager, Corporate Communications
FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation
lgeloso@fujifilm.com


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