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December 1, 2011


Titan 3T MR, Cardiac CT Courses Now Available

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2011 – To provide customers with advanced training for their imaging technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Institute of Advanced Imaging in Irvine, Calif., now offers courses for the Vantage TitanTM 3T MR system and advanced cardiac applications on the AquilionTM ONE and Premium CT systems.

The Titan 3T MR four-day intensive course combines lectures with hands-on scanning, covering theory and advanced concepts of 3T MR. It also covers the essentials of clinical applications and system operations using the new M-Power interface. Technologists will learn about MR safety, the advantages of 3T MR, coil technology, pulse sequences, parallel imaging and specific absorption rate (SAR) management. Pilot classes for this course are scheduled to begin in December 2011.

The Advanced Cardiac CT training course, featuring the Aquilion ONE and Premium CT systems, provides technologists with a foundation of cardiac anatomy and physiology. Technologists will learn cardiac applications and operations such as ECG monitoring, coronary artery calcium scoring, CTA scanning, cardiac functional analysis and image processing. This course will be offered starting in January 2012.

“Toshiba is committed to developing the most advanced imaging technology and educating our customers to use the technology to its fullest potential,” said Sharon Yoon, senior director, National Sales Programs, Toshiba. “The new courses at the Toshiba Institute of Advanced Imaging illustrate how we continually provide education to help our customers improve patient care.”

For more information on these new courses at the Toshiba Institute of Advanced Imaging, visit

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at

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.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning digital products, such as LCD TVs, notebook PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and components, such as semiconductors; social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion).