Wayne, N.J., May 9, 2016 (Booth #627)The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. will showcase its latest endoscopic imaging solutions for pulmonologists at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society on May 13 - 18, 2016 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Fujifilm’s innovative Endobronchial Ultrasound System (EBUS)—specifically designed for advanced diagnosis and staging within the lungs—will be interactively on display.


Fujifilm will also host a presentation by interventional pulmonologist, Jason Akulian, M.D., MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Akulian will present a session titled FUJIFILM EBUS: The Next Generation of Endobronchial Ultrasound” which will focus on his experiences with the Fujifilm EBUS, including a hands-on demonstration.  During his presentation, Dr. Akulian will discuss the unique features of the EBUS system and how the technology is assisting physicians in improving patient outcomes. Attendees will have a chance to interact with Dr. Akulian, ask questions, and discuss specific clinical challenges. The presentation will be held on Sunday, May 15 at 11:00 am and Monday, May 16 at 1:15 pm at the Fujifilm booth #627.


“Fujifilm’s objective at ATS and our ongoing mission is to bring progressive technology to market while offering educational initiatives that all support pulmonologists in their quest to deliver the best possible patient care,” said Keiichi Nagata, President, Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.


Medical professionals in the field of pulmonology have recognized Fujifilm’s endoscopic performance and high-quality imaging all in an amazingly compact design—as valuable modalities. The Fujifilm EB-530US ultrasound video bronchoscope has a distal end outer diameter of 6.7mm and is designed to improve maneuverability, insertion capability and physician efficiency. Equipped with high-resolution and ultra-small Super CCD chip technology, this scope offers vivid, high-resolution endoscopic images. Unique design features of the EB-530US include a 10° forward oblique view, dual light guide for even illumination and exceptional bending capability to facilitate targeting of accessories. The high quality ultrasound images deliver needle aspiration precision and effective targeting during interventions.


To schedule a demonstration, please contact Cory Anson at (480) 452-4348. For more information, 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 endoscopes to the medical market. TeraMedica Division delivers healthcare informatics, and is the leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise-wide solutions for unrestricted medical image management. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujifilmhealthcare.com and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.  


FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies.  In the year ended March 31, 2015, the company had global revenues of $20.8 billion, at an exchange rate of 120 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.





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