Toshiba Puts Customers First With Diagnostic Imaging Innovations

2014-12-03

New Product Introductions at RSNA

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2014 –Toshiba showcased many new systems at RSNA this year. The product showcase reinforced Toshiba Group's overall commitment to foster clinical excellence with more effective diagnoses and treatments. Toshiba's multimodality approach to innovation in patient care included the rollout of the following products:

InfinixTM 4DCT system (Pending Health Canada clearance): Challenges the status quo in minimally invasive care by seamlessly integrating CT and IR into one solution.

AplioTM 300, 400, 500 Platinum Series ultrasound systems (Pending Health Canada clearance): Provides a wide range of powerful imaging and interventional tools to expand the clinical applications of ultrasound and standardize care. Among these features are Shear Wave Elastography on the Aplio 500 Platinum, a new tool to non-invasively measure tissue stiffness of the liver and potentially reduce expensive biopsies, and Superb Micro-Vascular Imaging (SMI) to enable capture of low-velocity blood flow without the need for contrast agents or more invasive modalities.

CelesteionTM PET/CT system (Pending Health Canada clearance):Combines high-performance PET and CT for all radiation oncology imaging needs and delivers a more comfortable exam with the industry's largest bore.

About Toshiba of Canada Limited, Medical Systems Division

With headquarters in Markham, Ontario, Toshiba of Canada Limited, Medical Systems Division (TCL), markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in Canada. For more information, visit the TCL Medical Systems Division website at www.toshiba-medical.ca

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation’s website at www.toshibamedicalsystems.com.

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical products and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation” and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

For additional information, contact the Medical Systems Division at toshibamedical@toshiba.ca
or 905-470-3500

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