Simplicity Delivered

A CT scanning experience that is easier than ever before

Aquilion Serve offers a totally redesigned operator workflow that brings together automation and an intuitive interface to promote high-quality CT exams that are faster, safer and easier to perform.

Innovative hardware solutions designed for safety and comfort

Aquilion Serve’s hardware innovations such as 80-cm wide-bore gantry, inbuilt positioning cameras, smart touch screen controls and Tech assist lateral slide allow efficient patient setup to be provided with the utmost care, resulting in reduced stress for both the operator and the patient.
  • Increased patient safety and comfort
  • Faster, accurate patient positioning
  • Increased operator safety and comfort

Intuitive user experience with INSTINX

INSTINX opens up a new world as technologists can operate the system with greater ease, allowing them to focus more attention on the patient.

From a 27-inch monitor for easier viewing to directed workflows designed to make it simple for you to perform even complex examinations, every operation is more intuitive and can be learned faster than ever before.

Every workflow step for the Aquilion Serve has been thoughtfully developed in response to extensive feedback from medical practitioners from all over the world.
  • Easy to learn
  • Easy to use
  • Consistent outcomes
  • Faster end-to-end workflows

A patient-centric end-to-end CT workflow

A patient-centric end-to-end CT workflow solution, incorporating intuitive design and automated features for improved efficiency.
  • Built-in positioning cameras
  • Large touchscreen interfaces
  • Table tray & tissue roll holder
  • 3D Landmark Scan
  • Automatic scan planning
  • Automated clinical solutions
  • Automatic hanging layouts
  • Advanced visualization
  • Vitrea solutions

Deliver dependable results for patients with consistent clinical outcomes and image quality

Every clinical examination is different, but busy workloads demand a streamlined workflow that consistently delivers quality results with minimal rescans. Let the smart clinical solutions in Aquilion Serve deliver that consistency.

The industry’s first 3D Landmark Scan: 3D CT scan planning at the dose level of a 2D scanogram

Aquilion Serve is equipped with the SilverBeam filter, a beam-shaping filter which leverages the photon-attenuating properties of silver to selectively remove low energy photons from a polychromatic X-ray beam, leaving an energy spectrum optimized for high contrast CT applications.
3D Landmark Scan uses the SilverBeam filter to perform a low dose helical scan at the same dose level as a 2D scanogram to acquire the data needed by for Canon’s Anatomical Landmark Detection (ALD) algorithm to accurately identify the anatomical structures required to perform automatic scan planning for all routine exams.

2D Scanogram
(0.27 mGy)



3D Landmark Scan
(0.2 mGy)




Automatic scan planning for all routine scans

Aquilion Serve features Automatic Scan Planning to automatically plan all routine scans including scan ranges and parameters, including dose and exposure settings, using the unique 3D Landmark Scan data and the Anatomical Landmark Detection technology.

AiCE – Sharp, clear and distinct images. At low dose.

Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) uses Deep learning innovation to distinguish true signal from noise to deliver exceptional image quality at low radiation dose.
✓ Low Noise
✓ Natural Image Texture
✓ Sharp high-contrast resolution
✓ Clear low-contrast detectability

Learn more about AiCE

Automated clinical solutions for consistent results

Automated bone subtraction and/or iodine mapping.

SURESubtraction CT

In CTA examinations Angiography SURESubtraction CT (SCT) has the ability to remove bone, calcium and stents from data sets allowing clinicians an unobstructed view of the arteries.
Moreover, SURESubtraction can create iodine mapping SURESubtraction CT (SCT) to enable the assessment of the distribution of contrast media within the body to visualize local perfusion.

SURESubtraction SCT has protocol integrated automation at every step to empower even a novice operator with the skills to perform brilliantly the first time — every time.

Prior to subtraction, Canon Medical Systems' deformable registration allows pixel matching between the pre-contrast and contrast enhanced data for precise digital subtraction and iodine mapping, saving time and improving diagnostic accuracy.

SURESubtraction details

Robust cardiac CT examinations - automated, adaptive and easy

Cardiac CT imaging has never been more robust than with the Aquilion Serve. The intelligent SURECardio engine is coded with the experience of thousands of cardiac examinations, ensuring scan and exposure parameters adapt exactly to your patients in real time.


Prospectively gated ultra helical

Combining the advantages of helical scanning with ECG narrow phase exposure, SURECardio Prospective offers excellent z-axis uniformity, short scan times, and the low-dose advantages delivered by prospective ECG scanning.

The Canon Medical Systems advantage

SURECardio Prospective: Faster scan for reduced contrast requirements and superior temporal uniformity.


Helical Arrhythmia Detection⁠

With Aquilion Serve Cardio Prospective Adaptive diagnostic scan mode, the system will begin the acquisition prospectively, and if an arrhythmia is detected, it will automatically switch to a continuous mode in order to ensure a diagnostic exam.
SURECardio Demo

Eco-friendly design for a green future

Employing some of the best practices of environmental product design for medical equipment, Aquilion Serve has been designed to save space, reduce energy consumption and reduce resources with an ecoconscious design.
Aquilion Serve saves space with the smallest footprint in its class.
Space-saving features such as in-built cameras and rounded design contribute to easy installation and allow use in most standard CT rooms.
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