Medical Milestones

SHIMADZU

Pioneers of Medical Imaging since 1875.

2017

 

AeroDR-3Konica Minolta

 

    AeroDR Super Premium 100micron Wireless Flat Panel Detector.

 

Canon-New-SeriesCanon

 

    Light weight Waterproof Wireless Flat Panel Detectors.

 

Flexavision FDFlexavision FD

 

    A Full Digital multi-purpose fluoroscopy system.

 

2016

 

Mpbile MX7 G4MobileDaRt Evolution MX7 Version

 

    Advanced digital mobile X-ray system provides powerful support for healthcare applications.

 

 

ClarityPlanmed Clarity

    A premium digital mammography system with Tomosynthesis.

 

 

Trinias HybridTrinias Hybrid

    Trinias Hybrid package for the operating room.

 

 

2015

 

T-SmartT-Smart

 

    Advanced Tomosynthesis incorporating Iterative Reconstruction.

 

 

RADspeed EdgeRADspeed Pro EDGE

    A premium DR system offering advanced imaging applications including Tomosynthesis, Dual Energy and High Speed Stitching.

 

 

2014

 

Opescope ActenoOpescope Acteno

 

    Excellent image quality with easy positioning to streamline imaging in the OR.

 

 

RADspeed fitRADspeed fit

    Compact and flexible analogue or digital imaging solution.

 

2013

 

TriniasTrinias Cardiovascular

 

    Developed for optimal support of Cardiac and Angiographic procedures, this crossover system provides excellent low dose high image quality with real-time dynamic StentView technology.

 

 

Sonialvision G4Sonialvision G4

    Advanced R/F system with Flat Panel Detector for fluoroscopy, DR, DSA and other specialised procedures.

 

2012

 

VerityVerity

 

    The Planmed Verity® Extremity CT Scanner revolutionizes 3D extremity imaging

 

2011

 

Flexavision F3Flexavision F3

 

    Advanced fluoroscopic system with portable dynamic flat panel detector

 

 

KM AeroKonica Minolta Wireless Flat Panel

    The world's lightest and toughest wireless flat panel detector

 

 

PlanmedPurchase of Planmed Distributorship

    Digital mammography and extremity CT

 

 

PlanmecaPurchase of Planmeca Distributorship

    Panoramic and Ceph imaging

 

 

MobileDartMobile Dart Wireless System

    Excellent performance and flexibility with wireless flat panel and PACS connectivity

 

 

2010


MobileDartMobile Dart Evolution

 

 

 

 

Canon WirelessWireless Flat Panel General X-Ray System

 

 


 

BransistSUREengine PRO new Cardiac Software - Bransist safire

 

 

2009


Sonialvision Safire FPD General X-Ray System - New Technology Systems
      Tomosynthesis
      Slot
      Dual Energy

 

2007


NZ Commenced direct Operation in New Zealand

 

 

 

Bransist V17 Bransist Slender Cardiac Gantry - Safire 17” FPD

 

 

2006

Sonialvision Safire
Developed digital table system Sonialvision Safire II.

 

2004

Radspeed
Developed digital table system Sonialvision Safire and general radiography system RADspeed safire, incorporating 17" x 17" Direct Conversion FPD first in the world.

 

2003

Heart Speed
Developed digital cardiac system HeartSpeed safire incorporating Direct Conversion FPD first in the world.

 

 

 

2001


Joint Venture with EBOS Healthcare Pacific region.

 

Developed the Sonialvision multi-functional digital R/F system.

High-performance Cardiac Angio

 

 

 

2000


Joint Venture with Konica Minolta in Australia.
 

 


CT scanner:SCT-7800T
Developed the sub-second CT scanner


 

1997


Developed the DIGITEX PRO series digital radiography system
Sonialvision

 

 

1996


Developed the Cvision multi functional digital C-arm table.
Picture: Multi-purpose Digital R&F table Cvision

 

 

1993


Released for sale MAGNEX special superconducting MRI systems with less-helium magnet. (First in the world)

1992


Developed the IDR-1000 digital radiographic system.

1989


Released for sale SAIPACS (PACS).

1987


Completed ZS-50, a cassetteless diagnostic table with planigraphic function, was put on the market.

1980


Completed "PANGIOMAX" stereoscopic magnification system for cerebral and abdominal angiography.

 

1977


SCT-100N X-ray CT scanner for head



 

1965


SCI-201, a compact ECG unit. Developed SCI-201, the world's smallest and lightest ECG unit (2.2kg).

1961


World's first Remote-controlled X-ray TV system
Control of all operations was possible from another room, and the radiologist was freed from the risk of being exposed to exposure. World's first system.

 

1937


Diagnostic X-ray apparatus "Katsura" and "Hokoku"
These units conformed to the laws relating to shockproof and X-ray proof specifications. The X-ray tube was cooled by oil circulating in a tank, and the high voltage generator was enclosed in the oil tank together with the rectifier and the transformer. This was a full wave rectification system.
 

1922


Deep therapy apparatus "Jupiter"
Mechanical rectification type provided with two main transformers and two rectifiers.
 

1918


X-ray apparatus "Diana"
Mechanical full-wave rectification system, with a capacity of 120kVp and 100mA. Dominated Japan's radiography industry at that time.
 

1911


Large-size medical X-ray apparatus
Japan's first large X-ray apparatus using AC power. An induction coil type of X-ray apparatus with a rectifier to convert AC to DC, it was installed at the Ohtsu Hospital of Japan Red Cross Society.

Picture: First medical X-ray apparatus (1909)

 

1896


Succeeded in taking X-ray pictures (First in Japan)

Picture: Radiographs taken at Shimadzu (First in Japan)

 

 

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