Toshiba Aquilion CT Scanners – Which Is Best for You
This article has been updated 08-07-2022
By the end of the blog post, you will have a good overview of the Toshiba Aquilion CT scanners on the used market. Moreover, it should be clear which one to use in which clinical setting.
Note: We are using the name Toshiba Aquilion instead of Canon Medical Aquilion as many on the used market are not yet familiar with the new brand name.
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Toshiba Aquilion CT Scanner Ranking
First of all, a brief visual overview of how the different Toshiba/Canon CT scanner models compare to each other. In the picture below, you can see how they rank based on their capabilities and technologies.
This is a top of the line system that goes beyond any other CT scanner with its cutting-edge technology and platform.
It creates a detailed and sharp image of a 16 cm region in just one rotation that takes 0.35 seconds!
With a 320-row detector, the acquisition of volumetric imaging of entire organs is simple and easy.
Therefore, the Aquilion can take a full image of the heart in just one rotation. To this day, the Aquilion One is the only system available on the secondary market with this capability.
You can use the Toshiba Aquilion One in a variety of medical specialties, such as neurology, pediatrics, and general surgery.
Nevertheless, it is most suitable for cardiologists and is rarely a good option for a standard clinic due to its price.
Sum Up – Toshiba Aquilion CT Scanner Series
We hope that this blog post gave you a clear overview of the different systems within the Toshiba Aquilion series. And that you understand which one is suitable for the diverse types of clinical facilities.
If you are still wondering which Aquilion is best suited for your facility then we offer you a few final points you should consider before purchasing your next CT scanner from this series:
Type of studies you are going to perform
Your geographical location and the competitive environment
Type of facility and number of patients you have
Based on your answers, our team will be able to help you get the best fit.
Because – When buying a Toshiba CT scanner, you should strive to achieve the right balance between your clinical needs, your patients’ throughput goals, and your budget.
There is no overall right choice, only what is right for you.