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March 15, 2005


Facilities Large and Small Experience Measurable Benefits of Optimized Workflow and Expanded Clinical Capabilities

TUSTIN, Calif., March 15, 2005 – Offering superior technology, image quality and reliability at a competitive price, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) and Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation announced today the company will have over 100 worldwide installation sites for the InfinixTM-i series vascular and cardiac imaging system by the end of 2005.  Featuring the high-definition cardiac flat-panel detector (FPD) for improved visualization of small details and dose reduction, the new Infinix-i series also offers optimized workflow achieved with the system’s new architecture based on dual PC processors for digital network communication.

“For our worldwide customers, both large and small, looking for the best value and the clinical performance, the Infinix-i series with the cardiac FPD not only delivers industry-leading imaging capabilities, ease-of-use and advanced workflow features, but also an accessible price point,” said Don Volz, director, Vascular X-ray Business Unit, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.  “The Infinix system addresses all of the key requirements for a cardiac imaging system, including superior image quality and dose management, to enable fast, safe and accurate cardiac and peripheral imaging procedures.”

Toshiba’s United States sites include UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill, N.C.; Reid Hospital & Health Care Services, Richmond, Ind.; Banner Baywood Medical Center and Heart Hospital, Mesa, Ariz.; and FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, N.C.

About the Infinix-i Series
The Toshiba Infinix-i series is the industry’s only system that is truly field-upgradeable to flat-panel detector technology.  This capability enables clinicians to expand the system and take advantage of next-generation technology for superior image quality, while reducing upgrade costs.

Toshiba’s Infinix-i series vascular systems include single-plane, bi-plane and dual-plane configurations designed with advanced technologies that deliver fast and accurate diagnostic and interventional exams.

For more information about the Infinix-i series of vascular X-ray systems, TAMS and its wide range of medical imaging products, please visit

About Toshiba
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States.  Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, an independent group company of Toshiba Corporation, is a global leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, MRI and information systems.  Toshiba Corporation is a leader in information and communications systems, electronic components, consumer products, and power systems.  Toshiba has approximately 161,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of $53 billion.

InfinixTM is a trademark of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.