December 9, 2013 — Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc. announced U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Gadolinium and Cesium digital X-ray detectors for pediatric use. Sizes that are available include: 24-by-30 cm, 14-by-17 cm and 17-by-17 cm. The smallest format 24-by-30 cm cesium iodide detector is specifically designed to offer high DQE performance for low dose X-ray exams such as for small patients and anatomy such as extremities, shoulders, c-spines and more.
Fujifilm supports the image gently campaign introduced by the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging to raise awareness and educate health professionals and parents about the need to lower and limit the exposure of children to radiation.
For more information: digital-radiology.fujimed.com