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Toshiba Adds Wireless Detector to RADREX-i

RSNA Booth #3438, South Hall - Offering clinicians more flexibility in X-ray imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduced the RADREXTM-i Wireless digital radiographic (DR) X-ray system at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 25 – 30, 2012 (Booth #3438, South Hall).

RADREX-i Wireless includes the advanced automated RexSpeed features and RexView™ with image preview from the original RADREX-i, plus a new lightweight, cableless 14"x17" panel. Ideal for out-of-bucky work, including tabletop imaging of extremities such as hands, wrists, forearms and feet, and wheel chair and gurney patient imaging, the wireless detector provides technologists with added flexibility while improving workflow. The wireless panel also improves image quality, as it can be positioned more closely to the anatomy when performing out-of-bucky work.

“RADREX-i Wireless improves productivity and versatility while providing more patient-friendly exams,” said Stephen Bumb, director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit, Toshiba. “The system can accommodate virtually all patient types and makes imaging safer with its RexProtect dose saving features.”

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba’s website at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

RADREX and RexView are trademarks of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.

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