Author: Christa Nuber

Cardiovascular X-ray System Diversifies Cath Lab Imaging

Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Infinix Elite cardiovascular x-ray system was recently installed at the Paris Cardiology Center in Paris, Tex, to provide advanced image quality and more versatile services to cardiology patients. The Infinix Elite x-ray system allows the lab to provide its patient population with an array of services, from cardiac and coronary procedures to peripheral intervention and pace-maker, defibrillator, and dialysis shunt workups.

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Konica Minolta Launches Lightweight DR System

Konica Minolta Medical Imaging is launching its new AeroDR LT at the Annual Course of Radiology and Imaging, February 17 to 20 at the World Trade Center in Mexico City. The AeroDR LT is a wireless digital flat panel designed to provide advanced capabilities in a lightweight version to deliver primary imaging. It maximizes efficiencies by minimizing the effects of wear and tear that come with alternative wireless flat panels.

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MR Patient Monitoring Solution Receives 510(k) Clearance

The Expression MR400, a new technology from Royal Philips that monitors patients undergoing MRIs, has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. The MR400 provides ICU-comparable, bedside quality monitoring in the MR suite for all patients, including those with serious medical conditions or who require anesthesia. The MR400 monitors the same vital signs that are tracked in the operating room and ICU, including heart rate, oxygen and carbon dioxide levels, temperatures, and blood pressure.

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CT System Reduces Radiation Dose, Improves Patient Access

Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc has announced the first US installation of the company’s Supria CT system, which was recently added to Diagnostic Imaging Services in Metairie, La, to upgrade the organization’s CT scanner services. The Supria CT combines radiation dose saving technologies in a compact system with enhanced patient access to comfortably accommodate a range of patient sizes.

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