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[July 02, 2014]

Toshiba Introduces New MR Software for More Efficient Exams

TUSTIN, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

To ensure healthcare providers have access to the most advanced technology for efficient exams, Toshiba (News - Alert) America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces its newest M-Power software version for the Vantage TitanTM 1.5T MR system and a new software version for its Vantage Titan 3T MR. Toshiba will also offer the new software versions with enhanced automated tools at no charge to existing Titan customers with previous M-Power software versions that have a current service contract with Toshiba.

The new software versions for the Titan 1.5T and 3T MR systems feature several workflow enhancements and new clinical applications:

  • M-Power's PathFinder: Improved automated tools to streamline exams and workflow efficiencies, including DirectPAS, EasyTech and InScan.
  • 3D Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL): Clinically enhanced non-contrast suite with 3D ASL non-contrast perfusion for the whole brain.
  • DelayTracker: Automation of delay times for non-contrast Fresh Blood Imaging from renal to feet vessels.
  • 3D Spectroscopy (Optional): Improved functionality to perform 3D Spectroscopy, including during prostate imaging.
  • 3D Gradient Distortion Correction: Features capabilities for 3D correction of image distortions and is only available for the Titan 3T MR.

"Toshiba puts customers' business needs first when developing software advancements so that healthcare providers can deliver the best patient experience with the latest technology available," said Beverly lost, director, MR Business Unit, Toshiba. "The M-Power software for Toshiba's Titan 1.5T and Titan 3T MR includes enhancements to a comprehensive suite of innovative applications for faster and easier exams."

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

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. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation's website at

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People, Committed to the Future," Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing "Growth Through Creativity and Innovation" and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit

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