Technology | August 28, 2006

CR Mammography System Receives FDA Approval

Fuji Computed Radiography for Mammography (FCRm) has received approval from the FDA to be sold in the U.S. The solution offers a combination of image quality, versatility and practicality, and according to the company, is expected to see rapid adoption in the U.S.
FCRm provides 18-by-24-cm and 24-by-30-cm fields-of-view, 50-micron pixel sampling and Fuji’s patented dual-side reading technology.
The system does not require replacing the existing mammography acquisition unit, which can lower conversion costs for facilities. Instead of a complete system overhaul, with FCRm the film cassettes are replaced with FCR cassettes. After the exam, the digitally acquired information is sent to the facility’s PACS for interpretation.

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