LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- (Booth #502) – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.- Endoscopy, a division of the Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, will unveil eight new endoscopes as well as exhibit its comprehensive suite of endoscopic imaging solutions at the American College of Gastroenterology's Annual Meeting (ACG). The event takes place from October 27-29, 2019 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX.
"We're excited to debut our latest generation of endoscopes to the US market during ACG. The addition of these eight new endoscopes to our portfolio means we now offer a full line of core and interventional solutions for both hospitals and ASCs," says Taisuke Fujita, General Manager of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.—Endoscopy. "These powerful tools are designed to aid clinicians during even the most challenging procedures and support optimal patient outcomes."
Technology that Empowers Clinicians to See More, Control More
In booth #502 at ACG 2019, Fujifilm will showcase the following endoscope solutions for ERCP, EUS, Colonoscopy, and Gastroscopy including hands on ESD, EUS, and ERCP activities using tissue models:
ED-580XT Duodenoscope— The ED-580XT Duodenoscope features a removable single use distal end cap which provides access to the elevator for manual cleaning. The ED-580XT Duodenoscope combines optimal visual orientation with exceptional maneuverability and control, helping to achieve cannulation efficiently while keeping the focus on diagnosis and therapy even in the most challenging Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP) procedures. The new design incorporates a smooth working channel and guidewire lock delivering efficient device advancement and exchange. Fujifilm recently concluded its ED-580XT limited market evaluation (LME). In clinical use at multiple facilities, the ED-580XT received positive feedback from physicians who complimented the scope's image quality, ease of advancements of large diameter devices, and performance and impressive wire locking mechanism. Fujifilm received 510(K) clearance for the ED-580XT in the spring, and the product is now commercially available.
EI-580BT Short Double Balloon Endoscope - Fujifilm pioneered double-balloon endoscopy, which enabled access to tortuous anatomy such as the intestine. With the addition of the EI-580BT Short Double Balloon Endoscope, Fujifilm adds to its portfolio with an impressive new tool that has a working length of 155 cm and working channel diameter of 3.2 mm, allowing access in altered anatomy. It also maintains an instrument channel length and diameter that accommodates the use of standard devices. Fujifilm received 510(k) clearance for the EI-580BT in the summer, and the product is now commercially available.