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October 22, 2012


Three Live Cases Performed Using Toshiba’s Cardiovascular X-ray Systems at TCT 

MIAMI, Oct. 22, 2012 – Giving clinicians greater visibility and access during interventional procedures, InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will be used in live cases at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual conference, October 22 – 26, 2012, in Miami, Fla.

The following three leading facilities will feature Toshiba’s systems during their live cases:

  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
  • Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.
  • Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, Ga.

“Cardiovascular interventional procedures can be complex and require a system that works with the clinician for better visualization and confidence during exams,” said Stephen Bumb, director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit, Toshiba. “The multi-axis, C-arm design of Infinix-i provides unprecedented patient access and coverage, enabling easier, safer procedures and improved patient outcomes.”

About Toshiba America 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

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 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 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at