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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Toshiba Features Aquilion LB CT

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In addition, the new QuantumPLUS detector's acquired field-of-view is 40 percent greater than other large-bore CT systems. This larger field-of-view covers more diagnostic anatomy with greater accuracy for improved diagnosis and treatment.

Most Advanced CT Scanner for Oncology

Building on Toshiba's Quantum multi-row detector, the most sophisticated CT detector commercially available for high-speed, high-resolution imaging with the lowest noise, the QuantumPLUS detector features additional channels that provide for the 70 cm large field-of-view. The QuantumPLUS detector is the only detector to provide three different slice-width acquisitions, enabling the Aquilion LB CT to acquire isotropic images in all anatomical planes while achieving the industry's best low-contrast resolution using the lowest dose.

For more information about the Aquilion LB, Toshiba and its wide range of medical imaging products, please visit www.medical.toshiba.com.

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, 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 161,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of $53 billion.

Aquilion(TM) is a trademark of Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. Inc.

CONTACT: Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. Catherine M. Wolfe, 714-669-4140 cwolfe@tams.com or PainePR Leslie Bryant, 949-809-6782 lbryant@painepr.com KEYWORD: ILLINOIS CALIFORNIA TRACKINDUSTRY KEYWORD: MEDICAL DEVICES PHARMACEUTICAL MEDICAL TRADESHOWSOURCE: Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.

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