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September 12, 2023

Canon Medical introduces Alphenix Sky 12 HD interventional system with the new 12”×12” High-Definition (Hi-Def) Detector

Providing the highest spatial resolution in the market to help clinicians see fine details

Tustin, CA, USA, 12th of September 2023 – Continuing its focus on providing clinicians with clarity and precision during interventional procedures, Canon Medical Systems Corporation is introducing this technology for the Alphenix Sky 12 HD interventional system with our proprietary high-resolution HD 76 Hi-Def detector. The HD 76 is the world’s first true high-definition detector, which provides more than twice the spatial resolution1-3 of conventional flat panel detectors, helping clinicians see fine details in complex interventional procedures. The new Alphenix Sky 12 HD with 12”×12” Hi-Def detector can help improve visualization during Interventional Cardiology (IC), Interventional Neurology (IN), Interventional Oncology (IO), and Interventional Radiology (IR), including pediatric procedures.

“Being able to use Hi-Def to accurately deploy cardiovascular devices adds to the proceduralist’s confidence and is huge in achieving a successful result and better patient outcome”4 said Dr. Barry Bertolet, Interventional Cardiologist from the Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi, Tupelo, MS.

The Sky 12HD expands the Alphenix family by adding 12”x12” Hi-Def detector to its existing 12”x16” Hi-Def detector.  These options now provide clinicians the ideal size for their unique procedural needs, complimenting to the existing lineup of Alphenix Sky+, Alphenix 4D CT, Alphenix Biplane, and Alphenix Core+ systems.

“We are taking outcomes-driven innovation in interventional imaging one step further than ever thought possible with the availability of HD76 on all our Cardiac and Vascular systems. Having Hi-Def provides improved image quality and interventional imaging efficiency compared to standard imaging modes, for all clinical specialties IC, IN, and IR/IO, which will be very important for clinicians and patients,” said Satrajit Misra, SVP, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. “With the highest level of resolution available in the market, and now with the Alphenix Sky 12 HD, our customers have the ability to perform minimally invasive procedures with fine detail images, enabling them to prioritize clinical decisions, patient safety and outcomes.”

About Canon Medical Systems Corporation
Canon Medical offers a full range of diagnostic medical imaging solutions including CT, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Interventional X-Ray and MR, as well as a full suite of Healthcare IT solutions, across the globe. In line with our continued Made for Life philosophy, patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to provide medical professionals with solutions that support their efforts in contributing to the health and wellbeing of patients worldwide. Our goal is to deliver optimum health opportunities for patients through uncompromised performance, comfort, and safety features.

At Canon Medical, we work hand in hand with our partners – our medical, academic and research community. We build relationships based on transparency, trust, and respect. Together as one, we strive to create industry-leading solutions that deliver an enriched quality of life. For more information, visit the Canon Medical website:, and/or contact your local sales representative.

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HD76 is referenced on our website –
Documented testing has demonstrated imaging capabilities with up to 2.5 times greater resolution.
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