Toshiba recruits luminary

January 28, 2004

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of Boston has agreed to collaborate on the clinical and product development of Toshiba's Aquilion 16 CFX multislice CT scanners. The Aquilion 16 CFX is being installed and will become clinically operational this

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of Boston has agreed to collaborate on the clinical and product development of Toshiba's Aquilion 16 CFX multislice CT scanners. The Aquilion 16 CFX is being installed and will become clinically operational this month. Research staff will explore thoracic and abdominal CT clinical applications with the new scanner. Specific projects will address pulmonary and bronchial anatomic and functional imaging, body angiography in applications such as liver transplant assessment, volumetric quantification for tumor staging, CT urography, gastrointestinal imaging, interventional multislice fluoroscopy, and cardiac imaging. Beth Israel joins other luminaries including Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging Centers, and Children's Hospitals of Seattle, Denver, Minneapolis, and Arkansas in aiding Toshiba with its product development.