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SHIMADZU History in Medical Field As The Pioneer of Medical Imaging Products

1896

Radiographs taken at Shimadzu (First in Japan)

Radiographs taken at
Shimadzu (First in Japan)

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

1911

First medical X-ray apparatus (1909)

First medical X-ray
apparatus (1909)

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.

1918

Diana

Diana

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

1922

Jupiter

Jupiter

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

1927

Kyoto College of Medical Science

Kyoto College of Medical Science

Opened the first institution to train radiographers in Japan,
which became "Kyoto College of Medical Science" today.

1937

Diagnostic X-ray apparatus

Diagnostic X-ray apparatus "Katsura"

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.

1961

World's first Remote controlled X-ray TV system

World's first Remote controlled X-ray TV system

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.

1965

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

1977

SCT-100N

SCT-100N

SCT-100N X-ray CT scanner for head

1980

PANGIOMAX

PANGIOMAX

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

1987

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

1993

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

1996

Multi-purpose Digital R&F table:Cvision

Multi-purpose Digital R&F table:Cvision

Developed the Cvision multi functional digital C-arm table.

1997

Sonialvision

Sonialvision

Developed the DIGITEX PRO series digital radiography system

2000

Sub-second CT scanner:SCT-7800T

Sub-second CT scanner:SCT-7800T

Developed the sub-second CT scanner

2003

HeartSPEED safire

HeartSPEED safire

Developed digital cardiac system HeartSPEED safire incorporating Direct Conversion Dynamic FPD first in the world.

2004

RADspeed safire

RADspeed safire

Developed digital table system SONIALVISION safire and general radiography system RADspeed safire, incorporating 17" x 17" Direct Conversion FPD.

2005

MobileDaRt

MobileDaRt

Developed digital Mobile X-ray system MobileDaRt, incorporating a portable FPD first in the world.

2011

Developed the unique digital R/F system FLEXAVISION F3 equipped with a 14" x 17" portable R/F FPD.

2013

SONIALVISION

SONIALVISION

Developed the ultimate Digital Universal RF system SONIALVISION equipped with Tomosynthesis and Slot Radiography technology first in the world.

2014

Trinias with real-time SCORE StentView

Trinias

Released Trinias with real-time SCORE StentView technology first in the world.

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