RSNA 2016: Toshiba Medical aims to transforms CT Imaging with the Llaunch of the Aquilion ONE / GENESIS Edition


With the introduction of the AquilionTM ONE/GENESIS Edition, the new system from Toshiba Medical that builds upon a 10-year history of leadership in area detector CT, Toshiba Medical is aiming to transform clinical confidence, the patient experience and providers’ workspace.

A press release reports that the new system’s numerous benefits include:

  • Sharper resolution: Introducing PUREViSION Optics, PUREViSION Detector and FIRST (MBIR), improving high contrast spatial resolution up to 129% (2.29 times), while reducing radiation dose up to 85.3%
  • Faster exams: With reconstruction times up to 80 images per second and FIRST reconstruction achieved in as little as three minutes per volume (320 images), exams are now faster for patients than ever before.
  • A smaller system: The system is small, light and consumes less power, fitting into a footprint of only 204 square feet (19 square metres) with a short bore, flared design and 30-degree tilting gantry.

Dominic Smith, senior director, CT, PET/CT, and MR Business Units, Toshiba America Medical Systems, comments: “The new Aquilion ONE/GENESIS Edition makes the remarkable routine and provides innovative technology that sets up our customers as market leaders delivering the best patient care. The transformation of our premier CT system continues to deliver healthcare providers a solution for the challenges they face and helps expand what is possible with diagnostic imaging.”

Toshiba Medical is showcasing the Aquilion ONE / GENESIS Edition at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting (27 November–2 December, Chicago, USA).