|[July 07, 2014]
Toshiba's New Cardiovascular X-ray System Provides Uncompromised Imaging to Meet Facilities' Clinical Needs
TUSTIN, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Hospitals are now able to address their interventional cardiology needs
with Toshiba (News - Alert) America Medical Systems, Inc.'s newest X-ray system, the
Infinix™ Essential. As healthcare reform challenges hospitals to do more
with less, the Infinix Essential is an ideal value system that doesn't
sacrifice performance. With its slim, off-center C-arm design, the
system allows steep angulations for optimized vessel profiling during
Featuring Toshiba's revolutionary C-arm design and WorkRite technology,
Infinix Essential provides unprecedented access and coverage during
interventional cardiac procedures. As facilities grow, they can add
advanced features to their system to perform procedures such as TAVR or
left atrium appendage closures. Based on Toshiba's commitment to achieve
the highest image quality at the lowest possible dose on all systems,
Infinix Essential is available with a comprehensive set of dose
management optimizing tools, including Spot Fluoroscopy, Dose Tracking
System (DTS (News - Alert)) and Advanced Image Processing (AIP).
"Reform requires hospitals to provide the same standard of care with
fewer resources, and Toshiba is responding to these changes by
introducing the Infinix Essential," said David Sloop, director, X-ray
Vascular Business Unit, Toshiba. "Toshiba's entire Infinix product line
is designed to provide our customers with the right technology for
better patient care and the new business environment."
In addition to the launch of the Infinix Essential, Toshiba is
repositioning its line of existing cardiovascular X-ray systems to meet
the needs of providers during healthcare reform. Toshiba's Infinix
Select is a shared lab solution with two differently sized, independent
flat panl detectors that can perform a range of both simple and
sophisticated cardiac and vascular procedures. For customers in need of
a full cardiovascular lab to conduct the most advanced procedures, the
Infinix Elite is available in multiple configurations and with Toshiba's
revolutionary five-axis C-arm, which provides head-to-toe and
These systems are available with Toshiba's numerous dose reduction
technologies and recently FDA-cleared software upgrade, for improved and
expanded imaging applications.
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. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation's
website at www.toshibamedicalsystems.com.
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class
capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product 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 www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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