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Toshiba’s New Cardiovascular X-ray System Provides Uncompromised Imaging to Meet Facilities’ Clinical Needs

July 7, 2014

Toshiba Launches New Infinix Essential, Repositions Infinix Product Line to Meet Needs of Providers During Healthcare Reform

TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hospitals are now able to address their interventional cardiology needs with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s newest X-ray system, the Infinix™ Essential. As healthcare reform challenges hospitals to do more with less, the Infinix Essential is an ideal value system that doesn’t sacrifice performance. With its slim, off-center C-arm design, the system allows steep angulations for optimized vessel profiling during cardiac interventions.

Featuring Toshiba’s revolutionary C-arm design and WorkRite technology, Infinix Essential provides unprecedented access and coverage during interventional cardiac procedures. As facilities grow, they can add advanced features to their system to perform procedures such as TAVR or left atrium appendage closures. Based on Toshiba’s commitment to achieve the highest image quality at the lowest possible dose on all systems, Infinix Essential is available with a comprehensive set of dose management optimizing tools, including Spot Fluoroscopy, Dose Tracking System (DTS) and Advanced Image Processing (AIP).

“Reform requires hospitals to provide the same standard of care with fewer resources, and Toshiba is responding to these changes by introducing the Infinix Essential,” said David Sloop, director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit, Toshiba. “Toshiba’s entire Infinix product line is designed to provide our customers with the right technology for better patient care and the new business environment.”

In addition to the launch of the Infinix Essential, Toshiba is repositioning its line of existing cardiovascular X-ray systems to meet the needs of providers during healthcare reform. Toshiba’s Infinix Select is a shared lab solution with two differently sized, independent flat panel detectors that can perform a range of both simple and sophisticated cardiac and vascular procedures. For customers in need of a full cardiovascular lab to conduct the most advanced procedures, the Infinix Elite is available in multiple configurations and with Toshiba’s revolutionary five-axis C-arm, which provides head-to-toe and fingertip-to-fingertip coverage.

These systems are available with Toshiba’s numerous dose reduction technologies and recently FDA-cleared software upgrade, for improved and expanded imaging applications.

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.

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product 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.



Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

Rachel Miller, 714-669-7623

rmiller@tams.com

or

Michael Stewart, 310-295-3323

michael.stewart@ketchum.com

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