July 22, 2010 — Chiropractic practices looking to convert to digital X-ray can now benefit from the ease-of-use and exceptional image quality of the FDR (Fujifilm Digital Radiography) D-EVO (Digital Evolved) flat panel cassette from FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc.
Now FDA 510(k) cleared, the FDR D-EVO is designed to make it more convenient to transition to DR with its seamless retrofit that enables chiropractic practices 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 6 pounds, this 14 inch by 17 inch 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, chiropractic practices will now benefit from the smart and easy transition to DR to improve overall efficiency and workflow,” said Eddie Massetti, marketing manager – specialty markets for Fujifilm. “Chiropractors will appreciate the light-weight design, simplified workflow, speed of image acquisition, and exceptional image quality, and patients will benefit from a faster, more comfortable exam.”
FDR D-EVO uses Fujifilm’s patented Irradiation Side Sampling (ISS), a technology that improves detective quantum efficiency (DQE). As a result, it produces images with enhanced sharpness and reduced noise for increased diagnostic confidence.
Other advantages of the FDR D-EVO include its use of secure connectivity to transmit images to the workstation in as little as three seconds, with cycle times of only nine seconds. Its detachable cord offers the benefits of easier repositioning 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.
Source: FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc, www.fujimed.com