Canon Medical Systems Corporation develops systems contributing to the advancement of healthcare and medical technology based on the philosophies of continuous technological innovation and patient-centered system development. The company has been engaged in cooperative research and development activities with a variety of medical and research institutions around the world.
Globalization has resulted in the global expansion of our activities, and our CT, ultrasound, MRI, and X-ray diagnostic imaging systems have been developed based on the voices of our customers worldwide. These systems have been rated highly wherever they have been released, including the USA, which has one of the most medically advanced and demanding markets in the world. The systems feature superb image quality and excellent operability, leading to their selection as tools for efficient and accurate diagnosis by customers throughout the world.
Here, we would like to introduce a few of our diagnostic imaging technologies and applications that have been developed in collaboration with medical and research institutions located in various parts of the globe as well as some of our activities in international seminars and scientific meetings.
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Toshiba Medical has signed a collaborative research agreement with the Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the internationally renowned medical institution, for the development of next-generation MRI based on the Vantage Galan™ 3T. A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the start of this new collaborative research was held on April 21. On the top floor of the Science + Technology Park, located adjacent to JHU, a new research facility known as the Center for Advanced Imaging Research and Science (CAIRS) has been established to conduct joint R&D with the cardiovascular imaging division of JHU in order to develop new technologies with clinical value.
Toshiba Medical has signed a collaborative research agreement with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), a prestigious university in southern California which has produced a number of Nobel laureates. Researchers at the UCSD now have access to Toshiba Medical’s most advanced MR technology, the Vantage Galan 3T MR system, for research in the fields of neurology and musculoskeletal (MSK) as well as non-contrast MRA, in which Dr. Mitsue Miyazaki is recognized as one of the world's top researchers and a true pioneer. R&D of cutting edge MRI technologies will be enhanced n such academic-industrial collaboration.
Toshiba Medical Systems Europe B.V., which is a regional subsidiary of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation signed an agreement with Real Madrid to be its official medical systems partner effective until June 30, 2020. Real Madrid is a football club based in Madrid, Spain.
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AuntMinnie.com is the premier online information, transaction, and education site for all individuals affiliated with the medical imaging market. From this year’s top 10 AuntMinnie RSNA articles at the show, as determined by views from their members, Toshiba Medical’s article covering four new products came first! Please read the No. 1 story below:
[ No. 1 story: New MRI, CT scanners pace Toshiba RSNA launches; AuntMinnie ]
Toshiba Medical has won the Gold Award for our Vantage Elan™ 1.5T MRI system. The Vantage Elan 1.5T was selected from among more than 500 nominations at the International Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice, held by The Green Organization, a nonprofit organization in the United Kingdom. The Vantage Elan 1.5T's advanced system not only reduces the economic cost to medical facilities but also minimizes harm to the environment. In addition to its outstanding downsizing and high energy-saving capability, the system can be transported using vehicles that conform to European road regulations. Click here to watch a video clip of the transportable MRI system.
Toshiba Medical has won a 2016 Good Design Award for Aquilion ONE™/GENESIS Edition, Vantage Galan™ 3T, and Aplio™ i-series in the category of medical equipment and facilities. The Good Design Award is given to a comprehensive design promotion system and is hosted by the Japan Institute for Design Promotion, a public interest incorporated foundation which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
[ Three Toshiba Medical Products Win Good Design Awards ]
Toshiba Medical will establish the Yokohama Development Center in Yokohama, Japan in February 2017. The center will focus on the development of anticipatory technologies and basic component technologies for diagnostic imaging and medical equipment. The company will institute policies to promote the continuous enhancement of the center in the future. In addition to its headquarters in Japan, which plays a central role, TMSC has established research and development (R&D) bases around the world, including United States, United Kingdom, France, China and India. These R&D bases promote the most effective utilization of the special skills available in each country. The Yokohama Development Center will serve as one of these R&D bases, allowing Toshiba Medical to accelerate the development of core technologies through cooperative efforts involving headquarters and our R&D bases outside Japan.
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Dr. Tsuyoshi Tajima of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging & Nuclear Medicine, Tokyo Women's Medical University received a Certificate of Merit award for the Education Exhibit at RSNA 2011. We offer our congratulations.
Three-dimensional Noncontrast-enhanced MR Angiography in Transplanted Kidneys: Techniques, Useful Conditions, and Limitations of Time-SLIP
THREE-DIMENSIONAL NONCONTRAST-ENHANCED MR ANGIOGRAPHY IN TRANSPLANTED KIDNEYS
Tsuyoshi Tajima(*1); Takao Yamamoto(*2); Seiko Shimizu(*3); Shuji Sakai(*1); et al.
Clinical experiences with 3T MRI: Non-contrast-enhanced MRA Time-SLIP [in Japanese] (PDF: 1MB) (INNERVISION website)