Fujifilm Introducing Digital Mammography System "AMULET"
Equipped with a novel direct conversion FPD with the World's smallest pixel size of 50µm. Its low-noise and high-precision images will facilitate more accurate diagnosis of breast cancer.
December 2, 2008
FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO: Shigetaka Komori) will launch its digital mammography system AMULET on December 5, 2008 to enhance its digital mammography lineup. It is the world's first digital mammography system to be equipped with a revolutionary direct conversion flat panel detector (FPD) technology. This patented system provides the World's small pixel size of 50µm and produces both high resolution and low noise images which will contribute to more accurate diagnosis of breast cancer. The AMULET system is first being launched in Japan, with a planned rollout in Europe to follow.
In the field of breast cancer diagnosis field, Fujifilm introduced the “FCR PROFECT CS,” a high-definition scanning cassette-based digital mammography system in 2003. The “FCR PROFECT CS” has already sold over 6,000 units globally and has gained solid trust and high praise from numerous healthcare institutions both in Japan and around the world. By adding AMULET, the DR mammography system equipped with X-ray source, to its lineup, Fujifilm will continue to provide the best solutions to meet the wide-ranging needs of diagnostic imaging. Fujifilm is reinforcing its efforts in the Medical & Life Science Business as one of the priority areas, based on its Corporate Philosophy of ”using leading-edge, proprietary technologies to help enhance the quality of life of people.”
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