Healthcare Industry News:   C-Arm 

Devices Radiology

 News Release - October 23, 2007

Toshiba Announces First U.S. Install of Infinix CF-i/SP at Arlington Memorial Hospital

Versatile Infinix System Helps Improve Diagnosis and Patient Care With Greater Patient Access and High Quality Imaging Capabilities

TUSTIN, Calif.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in medical and diagnostic imaging equipment, today announced the first U.S. installation of the Infinix CF-i/SP™ X-ray system was recently completed at Arlington Memorial Hospital, an acute-care full-service medical center, in Arlington, Texas.

“Arlington Memorial’s mission to improve the health of the communities they serve aligns with Toshiba’s goal of advancing diagnostic imaging and improving overall patient care and comfort,” said Robert Micer, director, X-Ray Vascular Business Unit, Toshiba. “We look forward to working with the hospital to build upon its cardiac program for patients.”

Toshiba’s Infinix CF-i/SP is a dedicated cardiac cath lab that features a floor mounted C-Arm with five-axis positioner that allows head-to-toe and fingertip-to-fingertip coverage and multiple angles, making it possible to obtain images without re-positioning patients.

According to Micer, the Infinix CF-i/SP offers C-Arm mobility and patient access like no other floor mounted system in the industry. This advanced positioning and patient access allows physicians a better ergonomic working environment for optimized patient care.

The system includes a high definition flat panel detector that displays small details including intricate blood vessels and small devices such as stents and guide wires.

About Toshiba

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. Toshiba Medical Systems Corp., an independent group company of Toshiba Corp., is a global leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, Cath & EP Labs, X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, MRI and information systems. Toshiba Corp. is a leader in information and communications systems, electronic components, consumer products, and power systems. Toshiba has approximately 190,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of $62 billion. For more information, visit www.medical.toshiba.com.


Source: Toshiba America Medical Systems

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