Toshiba Delivers 360 Degrees Of Patient Safety With CT System Enhancements

2014-12-03

New Detector and Software Release Put Patients at the
Forefront of Care

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2014 – Giving customers the tools to lower dose and ensure safer CT imaging, Toshiba is putting customers first by providing solutions to solve these challenges. Toshiba is offering enhancements across its AquilionTM CT product line that improve patient experience and satisfaction, including:

  • AIDR 3D Enhanced (pending Health Canada clearance): The 4th generation advanced iterative noise reduction algorithm improves image quality for low dose CT acquisitions
  • PUREViSION CT Detector (pending Health Canada clearance): This new, more efficient CT detector results in improved light output with reduced electronic noise, for better use of X-ray photons.
  • SUREkV (pending Health Canada clearance): Provides safer exams and improves workflow with automated kV selection based on patient size

These improvements across the AquilionTM CT product line reinforce Toshiba's commitment to support our customers in achieving the lowest possible dose without compromising diagnostic image quality. These enhancements were showcased at this year's Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 30 – Dec. 5, 2014 (Booth #7333, North Hall).

 

Toshiba is offering enhancements across its Aquilion ONE CT product line that improve patient experience and satisfaction

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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