64-slice CT zeros in on blood vessels

July 30, 2004

Toshiba America Medical Systems announced July 27 a version of its 64-slice CT dedicated to vascular studies. The Aquilion 64 CFX is designed to examine peripheral vessels, identify soft plaque, and measure coronary stenosis. The Aquilion 64 uses the

Toshiba America Medical Systems announced July 27 a version of its 64-slice CT dedicated to vascular studies. The Aquilion 64 CFX is designed to examine peripheral vessels, identify soft plaque, and measure coronary stenosis. The Aquilion 64 uses the same detector as the Aquilion 32 but includes twice as many data channels, which allows the individual use of all 64 detector rows.