TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toshiba America Medical
Systems, Inc. announces the FDA clearance of Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction
3D (AIDR 3D), the companys newest dose-reduction technology. Toshiba will offer
the AIDR 3D software upgrade and related training, complimentary, to all
existing Aquilion™ ONE, Aquilion Premium and Aquilion PRIME CT customers.
AIDR 3D is Toshibas third generation iterative dose
reconstruction software that incorporates significant system enhancements by
reducing radiation dose compared to conventional scanning. It is a
sophisticated algorithm designed to work in both the raw data and image data
space, reducing noise while attempting to maintain image quality.
AIDR 3D can also be seamlessly integrated with SUREExposureTM
3D, a software that calculates the minimum radiation exposure required for
every exam. SUREExposure 3D adjusts the dose for each patient based on a
pre-set, targeted level of image quality.
“Toshiba is constantly developing new technologies that help
to improve imaging and patient care,” said Tim Nicholson, senior manager,
Market Development, CT Business Unit, Toshiba. “With the introduction of AIDR
3D, Toshiba is continuing its commitment to offering advanced dose reduction
About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif.,
Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services
diagnostic imaging systems, 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 diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and
electrical products, spanning digital products, such as LCD TVs, notebook
PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and components, such as
semiconductors; social infrastructure systems, including power generation
systems, and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a
global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and
annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion).