Research & Development
Shimadzu Medical Systems marks FDA approved FLUOROspeed X1 RF system
13 August 2019 -

Medical diagnostic company Shimadzu Medical Systems USA reported on Monday the receipt of the US FDA 510(k) clearance for the patient side conventional radiographic/fluoroscopic (RF) table system, FLUOROspeed X1.

With immediate market launch, the company's new radiographic/fluoroscopic (RF) FLUOROspeed X1 table system offers a high image quality and a multitude of features that improve work flow and operator efficiencies which contributes to lower cost of care.

A part of the FLUOROspeed series, the company's new FLUOROspeed X1 with its 665lb static patient weight and 500lb all motion weight, easily performs both bariatric and routine daily fluoroscopic and radiographic exams. It is practically priced and comes equipped with a 17"x17" dynamic digital X-ray detector (FPD) in the table bucky allowing be used for both fluoroscopy as well as radiographic exams.

The 31.5-inch aperture opening between table top and deck also provides access for imaging patients in wheelchairs as well as fits in smaller rooms. Adding the second X-ray tube on an overhead rail, the FLUOROspeed X1's functionality and versatility increases exponentially, concluded the company.