Navigation Links
Brainlab Collaborates With Toshiba Medical Systems on Integrated Surgical Suite

MUNICH, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainlab AG today announced that it has signed an agreement with Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Inc., a business unit of the Toshiba Group, to integrate its Aquilion™ LB Computed Tomography (CT) scanner with the Brainlab Brainsuite® iCT digitally integrated operating room (OR).

Stephan Holl, Chief Operating Officer, Brainlab, indicated that the Toshiba Aquilion LB CT scanner offers hospitals an attractive and cost-effective technology option. "Integration of the Toshiba Aquilion LB CT scanner with Brainsuite will further improve our ability to address customers' needs for seamless integration of intra-operative imaging and navigation. With the largest gantry in the market, the Toshiba Aquilion LB is highly suitable for intra-operative use."

"Brainlab is a global leader in surgical navigation and its integration with intra-operative imaging," stated Yasuo Nobuta, General Manager CT, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation. "This collaboration is a winning combination for neurosurgeons that are looking for quality surgical navigation featuring Toshiba CT technology."

Brainsuite iCT integrates intra-operative CT scans with surgical planning and ceiling-mounted navigation. Automatic Image Registration uses the latest intra-operative images to ensure fast and sterile patient registration for uninterrupted navigation back at original accuracy. Up-to-date images combined with navigation provide surgeons with immediate quality control and the ability to check their progress before concluding surgery. Intra-operative CT is considered to be a versatile tool for multiple surgical specialties. Because the scanner can be used for surgical and diagnostic imaging, it is considered a financially feasible solution for hospitals worldwide.

The 16-slice Aquilion LB features the industry's largest gantry aperture of 90 cm and the industry's largest scan field of 70 cm, covering more anatomy.

The unique 70 cm scan field, up to 40 percent greater than other large-bore CT systems, delivers detailed image quality and reduces hidden anatomical areas for diagnoses, simulation and planning. The Aquilion LB delivers a field-of-view of 70 cm without requiring extrapolation algorithms through Toshiba's Quantum Detector technology. 

About Brainlab

Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology that supports targeted, less-invasive treatment. Core products are image-guided systems and software that provide real-time information used for surgical navigation and radiosurgical planning and delivery.

Brainlab technology drives collaboration between hospitals and clinicians from a wide variety of subspecialties—from neurosurgery and oncology to orthopedics, ENT, CMF and spine & trauma. This integration delivers better access to improved and more efficient treatment.

Founded in 1989, the privately held Brainlab group has 4,880 systems installed in over 80 countries. Based in Munich, Germany, Brainlab employs 940 people in 16 offices worldwide.

To learn more, visit

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is an independent group company of Toshiba Corporation. The company is a global leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT scanners, X-ray, ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, MRI equipment and information systems for medical institutions.

Visit Toshiba's web site at

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning information & communications systems; digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 740 companies, with 199,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.6 trillion yen (US$73 billion).

Visit Toshiba's web site at

Brainsuite® is a registered trademark of Brainlab in Germany and/or the US

Aquilion™ is a trademark of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Inc.

SOURCE Brainlab
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Advanced Image-Guided Surgery Technology From BrainLAB Now Available in New York State
2. Slovenias Sole Radiotherapy Hospital Unveils Novalis Tx(TM) Platform From Varian and BrainLAB
3. St. Lukes Hospital Acquires Pioneering Technology From BrainLAB
4. Advanced Life Sciences Collaborates with U.S. Government to Study Cethromycin as Treatment for Anthrax and Other High-Priority Biodefense Agents
5. Raydiance Collaborates With Rutgers University and Nations Largest Tissue Bank to Develop Innovative Tissue Processing Approaches
6. GlaxoSmithKline Collaborates with National Cancer Institute to Make Large Body of Cancer Cell Genomic Data Available to All Cancer Researchers
7. SIRO Clinpharm Collaborates with Mediscis, Broadens Early Phase Drug Development Expertise
8. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
9. You May Have a Thyroid Problem and Not Know It - Particularly If Youre Over 60, Says a New Harvard Medical School Report
10. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
11. Globus Medical Raises $110 Million in Series E Financing Round
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 26, 2015  The total global healthcare industry is ... 2015-2016. Latin America has the highest ... (excluding Japan ), is second with growth ... to face increased healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, total government funded ... 43.5% in 2008-2009 to 41.2% in 2013-2014. In real terms, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 AAIPharma Services ... investment of at least $15.8  Million to expand ... Wilmington, NC . The expansion will provide ... meet the growing demands of the pharmaceutical and ... site expansion will provide up to 40,000 square ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 Kitov Pharma ceuticals ... a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic ... today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten ... ), each representing 20 ordinary shares of the Company, ... ADSs and warrants were issued in a fixed combination ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Keeping ... platform for mental health and wellness consultation, has collaborated with a leading web-based ... the knowledge gap experienced by parents and bring advice from parenting experts within ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... Dr. ... Medical Associates, Inc. and Dr. Tucker Bierbaum with Emergency Medicine at St., ... observed that both STEMI and Sepsis conditions present in similar ways and require time-critical ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... substance abuse located in central Michigan, have come together on Thanksgiving Day to ... produced video, available for viewing on the Serenity Point YouTube channel, patients displayed ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Somu Sivaramakrishnan announced today ... owner, Somu now offers travelers, value and care based Travel Services, including exclusive ... as well as, cabin upgrades and special amenities such as, shore excursions, discounted ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... ... PRMA Plastic Surgery is updating their record books yet again with an ... breast reconstruction surgery! , “What an accomplishment for the PRMA team, says Dr. ... an honor to have served all of these women.” , PRMA is one of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):