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TOSHIBA LAUNCHES APLIO 300 ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

November 27, 2011

510(k) Cleared with Crystal Clear Imaging, Superior Ergonomics Designed for Today’s Healthcare Environment

CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2011 – Responding to the need for versatile ultrasound technology for radiology departments everywhere, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. launched the AplioTM 300 ultrasound system. The Aplio 300 is shown at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 27 – Dec. 2, 2011 (Booth #5634, South Hall).

“The Aplio 300 combines powerful visualization capabilities, workflow automation tools and better ergonomics for more accurate diagnoses and better patient throughput,” said Tomohiro Hasegawa, director, Ultrasound Business Unit, Toshiba. “The system meets a variety of needs, making it an essential ultrasound system for today’s healthcare environment.”

The Aplio 300 offers exceptional image quality in a smaller, versatile platform designed to be a clinical workhorse for all routine ultrasound exams, including radiology, OB/GYN and cardiac. Aplio 300 comes standard with:
Differential Tissue Harmonics (D-THI): Enables uniformity in the near and far fields, especially while scanning at increased depth.
iStyleTM+ Productivity Suite: Delivers ergonomic relief by minimizing keystrokes and reducing exam times with the industry’s most customizable user interface and preset management tools.
Ergonomics: Features a high-resolution LCD screen on a four-axis arm and handle, adjustable console, lighter weight and smaller footprint.
Toshiba’s Reliance Program: A custom training program focused on achieving technical proficiency and optimal productivity.

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, 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 diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning digital products, such as LCD TVs, notebook PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and components, such as semiconductors; social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion).