Fujifilm Launches World’s First Two-in-One Fluoroscopy and Digital Radiography System

FUJIFILM Healthcare Americas Corporation is introducing the FDR Cross, a hybrid c-arm and portable x-ray solution built for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASC). The dual-function c-arm is the first of its kind to offer portable fluoroscopic and radiographic imaging on a single platform, reducing the need to bring in additional imaging equipment for essential image guided procedures. 

“Among our many ‘firsts’ in the diagnostic imaging field, the FDR Cross is our latest innovation in enhanced, portable imaging, designed to speed clinician workflows and improve patient care,” said Rob Fabrizio, director of strategic marketing, medical imaging systems, FUJIFILM Healthcare Americas Corporation. “The FDR Cross allows healthcare organizations to maximize equipment utilization by performing fluoroscopic, verification and portable imaging with a single imaging system.”

The FDR Cross features an innovative pivoting tube head and removable detector design, enabling greater freedom of imaging and efficiency compared to conventional configurations of a separate C-arm and mobile X-ray machine. It’s compatible with Fujifilm’s latest ultra-lightweight, glass-free FDR D-EVO III detectors allowing configuration in 10x12, 14x17 and 17x17 inch sizes, which enables an imaging area of up to twice the size of standard c-arm solutions when using the 17x17 inch detector.

An interchangeable detector holder allows clinicians to switch between or choose three different detector sizes to match a wide range of surgical exams, procedures and budgets. The maneuverable and ergonomic design is fully wireless for up to eight hours, and is more than 150 pounds lighter than conventional compact c-arms. 

The ability to offset the x-ray tube from the built-in detector accommodates wireless x-ray imaging akin to that of a standard portable x-ray, including table-top, cross-table, even wheelchair and standing chest exams.

The FDR Cross will be available for demonstration at The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 50th Annual Meeting and Exhibition July 10-13 in Phoenix at the Fujifilm booth #908.

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