UC San Diego Health first facility in the U.S. to install Canon Medical’s 3T MR System with AI-based reconstruction technology

UC San Diego Health first facility in the U.S. to install Canon Medical’s 3T MR System with AI-based reconstruction technology

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TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinicians at the University of California, San Diego Health now have access to Canon Medical Systems USA Inc.’s most advanced MR technology, the Vantage Galan 3T system, with Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) Deep Learning Reconstruction (DLR), for innovative imaging capabilities for neurology, musculoskeletal (MSK) and non-contrast MRA exams.

The Vantage Galan 3T system is designed for streamlined workflow with exceptional image quality, while maximizing patient comfort during exams. Clinicians at University of California, San Diego Health are using the system for a full range of MR exams, from breast imaging to neurology and MSK imaging. With AiCE, the system brings the power of AI to routine imaging, allowing clinicians at the facility to explore more possibilities in improving patient care than ever before, with fast exams that produce high-quality diagnostic images with increased resolution and enhanced anatomical detail.

“The Department of Radiology is committed to working to improve both patient’s lives and population health at UC San Diego Health,” said Alexander Norbash M.D., interventional neuroradiologist, chair and professor of Radiology, UC San Diego Health. “In particular, we plan on exploring the unique possibility of leveraging this technology and its application to provide better patient care at a possible lower cost when it comes to MR exams.”

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“Canon Medical’s partnership with University of California, San Diego Health spans many years and includes both innovative research and collaboration through clinical use,” said Jonathan Furuyama, managing director, MR Business Unit, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. “Through key partnerships such as this, we continue to build on our commitment to invest in MR imaging solutions that provide our customers with the very best tools in diagnostic imaging that can ultimately help improve patient care.”


About Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.
Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc., headquartered in Tustin, Calif., markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, molecular imaging, ultrasound, X-ray and interventional X-ray equipment.


About Canon Medical Systems Corporation
Canon Medical offers a full range of diagnostic medical imaging solutions including CT, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Vascular and MR, as well as a full suite of Healthcare IT solutions, across the globe. In line with our continued Made for Life philosophy, patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to provide medical professionals with solutions that support their efforts in contributing to the health and wellbeing of patients worldwide. Our goal is to deliver optimum health opportunities for patients through uncompromised performance, comfort and safety features.

At Canon Medical, we work hand in hand with our partners - our medical, academic and research community. We build relationships based on transparency, trust and respect. Together as one, we strive to create industry-leading solutions that deliver an enriched quality of life.

Vantage Galan and Made for life are trademarks of Canon Medical Systems.

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