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May 11, 2015

Enhancements to Toshiba’s Aquilion ONE Family Improve Patient Safety

Software Upgrades to Toshiba’s Premier CT System Receive FDA Clearance

TUSTIN, Calif., May 11, 2015 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s new detector and CT software enhancements for its AquilionTM ONE Family of CT systems, which are designed to offer customers the right technology to meet their business needs for improving patient safety, have received FDA clearance. Toshiba puts customers first by constantly delivering software and hardware enhancements that extend the life of imaging systems with the most advanced technology available:

  • AIDR 3D Enhanced: Toshiba’s fourth generation of advanced iterative noise reduction algorithm
  • PUREViSION CT Detector: This new, more efficient CT detector results in 40 percent better light output for better use of X-ray photons
  • SUREkV: Provides automated kV selection based on patient size
  • Organ Effective Modulation: Delivers safer exams for both patients and providers by limiting dose to radiosensitive organs and during helical scanning and CT fluoroscopy procedures
  • Contrast Management: Improves workflow and safety by standardizing contrast protocols and automatically tracking volume of contrast used during an exam
  • Power Save Mode: Sleep mode option decreases energy consumption when CT system is not in use

“We understand quality measures are directly linked to patient safety and satisfaction, and at Toshiba, we continue to develop technology that helps our customers meet their goals,” said Satrajit Misra, senior director, CT Business Unit, Toshiba. “Toshiba offers a fully comprehensive and responsive safety program with 360 degrees of coverage, guidance and expertise that go beyond radiation dose and extend to other areas of patient and staff safety.”

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


Aquilion ONE is a trademark of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.