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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Swissray Announces FDA Clearance for DR Systems

via PRNewswire

ELIZABETH, N.J., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Swissray International(OTC: SRYI) announced that they have received FDA 510(K) clearance to market their new direct digital radiographic system the ddRFormula. Swissray, the pioneer of digital radiography will now be offering customers a choice between Amorphous Silicon flat panel and their patented Quad CCD detector technologies.

Ueli Laupper, Swissray's Senior VP of Sales states, "Our new product introduction at the recent RSNA meeting was a tremendous success. Swissray now offers the widest range of DR systems in the market with eight different models in our product portfolio and a choice between best of breed detector technologies. Our products offer a solution for any DR application whether it is in a major University Hospital, a Community Hospital, an Imaging Center oran Orthopaedic Practice. Our systems combine superior image quality, low patient radiation dose and the fastest, most convenient patient position ingresulting in the best DR value on the market."

Swissray's newest system, the ddRFormula, features a C-arm design with numerous technological innovations in a most compact design. The system incorporates Swissray's patent pending FP-5000 detector. Utilizing Trixell's 17"x 17" amorphous silicon TFT flat panel, Swissray has engineered a state of the art panel protection system. It features infrared collision avoidance coupled with a pro-active shock absorption system for maximum detector protection. The FP 5000 detector delivers exceptional diagnostic image quality with very low radiation dose and very high detail detect-ability.

In addition, the Swissray ddRCombi family, specifically designed for the demanding environment of an Emergency Room, will now be featuring the FP-5000 flat panel detector. All eight Swissray systems feature the unique APS -Automated Positioning System. Swissray's unique APS streamlines the radiography workflow by incorporating many features such as advanced robotics and information technology. With real-time monitoring and a 99% uptime guarantee, Swissray provides unparalleled reliability.

Swissray has also introduced the unique ALLinONE-Stand for all its ddRsystems.

This unique stand allows one to perform advanced DR applications such asScoliosis and Long Leg studies as well as weight bearing examinations. The ALLinONE-Stand revolutionizes the way patient data is being collected. Data such as: weight, height, etc. are automatically transmitted by wireless connection to the ddR system. The patient's body mass index is calculated and an optimized imaging technique is programmed. Additionally, the Swissray DRsystems will be performing full body imaging with its new AutoStitching function.

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