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News Release

January 11, 2023

FUJIFILM India expands endoscopy solutions portfolio for therapeutic gastrointestinal applications at ISGCON 2023

With the new launch of the ClutchCutter and FushKnife, Fujifilm will offer its comprehensive suite of endoscopy products

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Jaipur, 9th January: FUJIFILM India, a pioneer in diagnostic imaging and information systems for healthcare facilities today announced the expansion of its endoscopy solutions portfolio by launching the ClutchCutter and FushKnife. The products were unveiled at the 63rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology-ISGCON, Jaipur.

The three-in-one device, ClutchCutter is a rotatable forceps that supports clinicians in making incisions, dissections and coagulation. Built for the most rigorous procedures, ClutchCutter features jagged, serrated jaws for enhanced clutching ability and an insulated outer edge for maximum durability. Where else the FlushKnife is a diathermic slitter that allows clinicians to carry out multiple applications including marking, flushing, incision, dissection and coagulation. Product features include a ball tip option with excellent traction, enabling dissection of the target tissue and effective coagulation. The newly launched products are Fujifilm patented products for ESD and EMR procedures and are designed for use with compatible endoscopes, these devices aid clinicians in performing effective endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) interventions within the digestive tract.

The products were launched in the presence of Mr. Kohei Aiba,
Senior Manager, Bio CDMO Div., FUJIFILM Asia, Mr. Dheeraj Chaudhri, Head of Endoscopy Division, Endoscopy Systems Division , FUJIFILM India and Mr. Tomosuke Okada, Japanese Advisor, Endoscopy Systems Division, FUJIFILM India . Additionally, the company also organised a symposium with Dr. Hironori Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Division of Gastroenterology around the tips and tricks of ESD-EMR along with a hands-on workshop on ERCP, ESD & EUS procedures from experienced faculties.

Speaking about the new launch, Mr. Koji Wada, Managing Director, FUJIFILM India said, “FUJIFILM India has always been at the forefront of healthcare innovation. We plan to move one step closer to by introducing beneficial solutions in gastroenterology with the launch of the ClutchCutter and FushKnife. Further, we aim to launch various accessories for therapeutic gastroenterology procedures. This initiative is a testimony of our efforts to ‘Never Stop’ innovating and working towards making India a healthier place to live in. Our vision is to develop technology and create innovative products that lead all of mankind to a healthier and sustainable existence.”

FUJIFILM India has always contributed and will continue to contribute to making health conditions better in India and ensuring a good lifestyle for its citizens. The brand is working towards becoming a one stop solution for technology in Endoscopy for Gastroenterologists and other health care professionals in the country.


About FUJIFILM India:

Fujifilm established in 1934 has believed in Innovation and the creation of new values through leading edge and proprietary technologies. Fujifilm, as a firm believer in innovation, continues to work hard to provide consumers with the best products and services. Beginning as Japan's pioneering photographic film maker, Fujifilm has leveraged its imaging and information technology to become a global presence known for innovation in healthcare, graphic arts, optical devices, highly functional materials and other high-tech areas. Fujifilm is continuously working towards early detection of disease and generating awareness among the general public by conducting awareness programs, for promoting TB and Cancer screening.

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