Popular Science Names Toshiba's Aquilion ONE "Best of What's New"

TUSTIN, California — November 13, 2008 — Recognizing the innovation behind its dynamic volume CT scanner, Popular Science has named Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.'s Aquilion® ONE 320-detector row CT scanner "Best of What's New" in the Personal Health category of its annual awards. As its top-selling issue annually, "Best of What's New" highlights products that represent a significant leap forward, such as the Aquilion ONE dynamic volume CT scanner.

Calling the scanner, "the fastest CT scanner yet," Popular Science stated the Aquilion ONE "can visualize organs, blocked arteries and tumors in a single heartbeat. That speed means faster diagnoses and 80 percent fewer X-rays than with other CT scanners. The advance is a set of 320 high-resolution X-ray detectors that can image a six-inch (up to 16 cm) swath in one swift rotation."

source: Toshiba Medical Systems

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