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March 12, 2015

Toshiba’s Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition Advances Cardiac Care

TUSTIN, Calif., March 12, 2015 – Clinicians can provide their patients with cardiac solutions with Toshiba’s AquilionTM ONE ViSION Edition CT system. The system is capable of aiding clinicians in diagnosing patients presenting with chest pain.

“We understand our customers’ business and deliver diagnostic imaging solutions that help them achieve the Triple Aim of reform for cardiac care,” said Satrajit Misra, senior director, CT Business Unit, Toshiba. “The fast rotation speed, large coverage area and Adaptive Diagnostics technologies deliver excellent image quality and more efficient workflow.”

The Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition and its new PUREViSION CT Detector provide unique benefits for cardiac care:

  • Images the Heart in a Single Rotation: Produces high-quality images and fast workflow by capturing the entire heart in one rotation with 640 slices
  • Accommodates More Patients: Can image bariatrics and those with high heart rates with a gantry rotation of 0.275 seconds and a large bore (78 cm)
  • Captures Anatomy and Function: The system’s lesion visualization and myocardial perfusion capability allow clinicians to visualize and quantify myocardial ischemia with a single CT exam
  • Safer Exams: Ensuring that CT dose and safety is not a choice clinicians have to make, Toshiba’s third-generation iterative dose reconstruction software, AIDR 3D, offers simplified dose reduction that produces the image quality needed for diagnosis at low dose

Toshiba will showcase the Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition at this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting in San Diego, March 14-16, 2015 (Booth #1916).

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems 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 Toshiba’s 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. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation’s website at

About Toshiba

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