Varian Gets FDA OK for New X-Ray Workstation
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to Varian Medical Systems Nexus DRF Digital X-Ray Imaging System. The new diagnostic X-ray image processing workstation combines radiography/fluoroscopy (RF) and digital radiography (DR) capabilities on one platform, and is able to interface with a variety of image receptors, including CCD cameras and commercially available flat-panel image detectors. "Nexus is Varian's 6th generation image processing platform," said Carl LaCasce vice president and general manager for Varian's Imaging Products business in the press release. "It's an updated platform designed to provide our customers with a universal system that addresses both dynamic and static imaging modalities, as well as CCD camera based fluoroscopy."