Thursday, December 4, 2008

Toshiba Showcases New Women's Ultrasound Imaging Techniques and Transducer at RSNA

CHICAGO, Nov 30, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- To help improve diagnostic confidence in breast imaging and women's health, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has developed a new and exclusive ultrasound technique - MicroPure(TM), which helps physicians detect breast lesions and micro-calcifications more clearly. In addition, Toshiba will also be showcasing its new 18 MHz high resolution Dynamic Micro Slice transducer for breast imaging, its quantitative sonoelastography suite, ElastoQ (works-in-progress), and Spatio-Temporal Image Correlation (STIC). Toshiba will showcase these advances at this year's Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, 2008 (Booth #3429, South Hall).

"Increasing the ability to use ultrasound to image the breast is a significant development," said Gordon Parhar, director, Ultrasound Business Unit, Toshiba. "We believe these advances will benefit many women across the country."

source: MarketWatch

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