Canon Medical Systems

Canon Medical Systems

As a provider of medical diagnostic systems, Canon Medical Systems Corp (Canon Medical Systems) is an independent group company of the Canon organization. In addition to computed tomography systems and magnetic resonance imaging systems, the company offers ultrasound systems, X-ray systems, magnetic resonance systems, advanced imaging systems as well as nuclear medicine systems.

Through a network of subsidiaries and distributors located throughout the world, Canon Medical Systems distributes products and devices. Developed in collaboration with medical and research institutions, the company develops medical imaging products. The company is a leader in the field of medical imaging systems, and offers products for use in such fields as CT, MRI, ultrasound, X-ray systems, and clinical laboratory systems. The Canon Medical Systems Corp. (formerly Toshiba Medical Systems Corp.) has existed for over a century and the company goal has been to strive to improve the quality of life for all. 

The company is a leader in medical technology, having designed the world’s first X-ray machine in 1932, as well as the first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system to come out of Japan in 1983. South America, North America, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Japan are among Canon Medical Systems’ business regions, and the company headquarters are located in Otawara, Tochigi, in Japan. Within the field of angiography, products offered by Canon Medical Systems include Alphenix and Infinix-i. Within the realm of scanners and computed tomography, CT systems include Aquilion Precision, Aquilion Prime SP, and Aquilion Start. Canon Medical Systems products designed for magnetic resonance include Vantage Centurion, Vantage Orion, and Vantage Elan. Ultrasound medical devices manufactured by the company include the Aplio Platinum series, Viamo c100, and Xario Platinum series. Within the realm of nuclear medicine, Canon Medical Systems has designed and manufactured the Celesteion PET/CT scanner.

Aquilion Precision

An Ultra-High Resolution CT (UHR CT) system, the Aquilion Precision provides imaging quality that is comparable to cath labs, with resolution that can resolve anatomy as small as 150 microns. With a fully redesigned detector as well as new tube, gantry, and reconstruction technologies, the UHR detector offers up to twice the resolution of today’s CT technology. It uses Deep Learning Neural Networks to reconstruct images that are sharp, clear, and distinct, making it the first CT reconstruction system of its kind.

Aquilion Precision
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Vantage Galan 3T

Canon Medical’s Vantage Galan 3T is a small, quiet MRI system which is a leader in the field of magnetic resonance imaging. Modern, rapid scan technologies reduce the time it takes to scan, while Easytech and Foresee technologies improve efficiency and workflow. The cost of operating is minimized with low energy consumption while leaving a reduced footprint. MR Theater is a feature which puts patients inside a virtual immersive experience, improving relaxation.
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