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Toshiba America Medical Systems's Dynamic Volume Perfusion Imaging Improves Patient Care With Faster Stroke Diagnoses at Leading Stroke Center


7/9/2012 11:07:01 AM

TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To expand its stroke care capabilities for fast diagnoses and more accurate treatment, Long Beach Memorial, a primary stroke care center for MemorialCare Health System, is using Toshiba’s AquilionTM ONE dynamic volume CT system for both acute stroke diagnoses and interventional planning. “The Aquilion ONE’s whole brain perfusion images and ability to show real-time brain function with greater detail are instrumental in improving stroke diagnoses and planning,” said Dr. Nima Ramezan, M.D., MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute, Long Beach Memorial. “The Aquilion ONE’s whole brain perfusion images enable us to identify viable brain tissue and determine the optimal treatment pathway. We also use the system to assess therapy effectiveness to further guide our decision making for improved patient outcome and the patient’s recovery process.”

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