|[January 09, 2013]
California Hospital Expands Cardiovascular Services with Three Toshiba X-Ray Systems
TUSTIN, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
To improve visualization and diagnostic confidence during a wide range
of interventional and EP procedures, California Hospital Medical Center
in Los Angeles installed three InfinixTM-i vascular X-ray
systems from Toshiba (News - Alert) America Medical Systems, Inc.
"Infinix-i's design offers unprecedented access to the patient and
provides images required for neuro, vascular and cardiovascular
procedures by easily covering fingertip-to-fingertip and head-to-toe,"
said Dr. Faye Lee, director, Cardiovascular Service Line, California
Hospital Medical Center. "Advanced dose reduction technologies like
Fluoro Store make exams safer by preventing repeat patient exposure."
California Hospital uses Toshiba's Infinix-i systems to perform general
and peripheral vascular exams, including acute myocardial infarction,
peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), transjugular intrahepatic
portosystemic shunt (TIPS), coronary, electrophysiology (EP) and radial
"California Hospital required a system that offered unrestricted patient
access and would work with their clinicians to see, move and work
better," said Stephen Bumb, director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit,
Toshiba. "Toshiba's Infinix-i with WorkRite technology, featurig the
unconventional five-axis design, enhances ergonomics and line of sight
to display monitors. The result: increased clinician comfort and
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 www.medical.toshiba.com.
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.
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 website at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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