Toshiba’s Aquilion Large Bore CT System is
available in 2 configurations, one tailored towards radiology and bariatric
imaging, the other for oncology planning.
September 25, 2013 - Expanding the clinical utility of CT with a low-dose, comfortable and versatile system, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduced its all-new, FDA-cleared Aquilion™ Large Bore CT System at the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) annual meeting in Atlanta, September 22-25, 2013, Atlanta.
Aquilion Large Bore offers a suite of clinical and patient-friendly features, including bore size (90 cm), field-of-view (70 cm), optional extended field-of-view (85 cm), and an optional high-capacity couch (660 lb.) to image more patients faster and more safely. The system produces high-quality images for accurate diagnoses with 16 detector rows capable of reconstructing 32 slices per rotation.
- Toshiba's Aquilion Large Bore CT System is available in 2 configurations, one tailored towards radiology and bariatric imaging, the other for oncology planning.
Additionally, Aquilion Large Bore includes Toshiba’s Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D (AIDR 3D), which lowers radiation dose compared with conventional scanning. It is the industry’s largest bore system with iterative dose reduction.
“With advanced dose reduction, the Aquilion Large Bore is ideally suited to handle mainstream radiology imaging, along with oncology planning and CT interventions,” said Satrajit Misra, senior director, CT Business Unit, Toshiba. “The two configurations meet diverse clinical needs, helping hospitals maximize resources with more efficient patient care.”