Unmatched Flexibility and Clinical Capabilities Designed for the New
TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Leading healthcare providers now have a scalable top-tier CT solution
with the launch of Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AquilionTM
ONE Family. As today’s healthcare providers strive for more efficient,
accurate and safe patient care, the Aquilion ONE Family offers systems
that can match the clinical needs of today with a field-upgradable path
for the future. The Aquilion ONE Family includes three systems: Aquilion
ONE 320, Aquilion ONE 640 and Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition.
The Aquilion ONE Family expands the range of patients and diseases that
can be diagnosed with cost-effective CT imaging. Aquilion ONE 320 covers
8 cm of anatomy in a single rotation using 320 slices and 0.35 second
With the Aquilion ONE 640, entire organs like the heart and brain can be
imaged in a single 640-slice rotation, covering 16 cm. The dynamic
volume imaging capabilities of this system can also capture both anatomy
and function, which has proven to change the way physicians diagnose
diseases like heart attack and stroke with a single, comprehensive CT
The Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition includes all the capabilities of the
Aquilion ONE 640 and can accommodate even more patients, particularly
those with high heart rates, with its faster 0.275 second rotation and
more powerful 100 kW generator.
All three systems feature the industry’s thinnest slices of 0.5 mm, a
large 78 cm bore and a 660 lb. capacity couch for bariatric imaging. To
ensure dose and safety is not a choice customers or patients have to
make, all Aquilion ONE Family systems come standard with Toshiba’s
complete suite of dose reduction technology. This includes Toshiba’s
third-generation iterative dose reconstruction software AIDR 3D,
equipped with the requirements to meet MITA’s XR-29 Smart Dose standard.
To improve workflow by making complex exams easier to perform, the
systems also come with Toshiba’s Adaptive Diagnostics technology.
“We listened to our customers in developing the Aquilion ONE Family,
providing the industry’s best CT solutions to improve outcomes and the
patient experience,” said Satrajit Misra, senior director, CT Business
Unit, Toshiba. “The ability to upgrade systems without replacing
hardware provides unmatched flexibility that no other premium CT system
About ToshibaAmerica Medical Systems, Inc.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems
(TAMS) 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 the United States. For more information,
visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.
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.
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider
and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems.
Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of
businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail
solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors,
storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure
systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions,
medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more
than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and
annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit
Toshiba's website at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
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Source: Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.