Toshiba's Infinix VF-i Offers Mid-Sized Flat Panel Detector Solution
The Infinix VF-i with mid-sized flat panel detector (FPD) and Next Generation AIP technology by Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. includes a new 12-inch-by-12-inch flat panel detector (FPD) and a new digital processor. This system will incorporate all the technology that the Infinix line provides for unprecedented access, including complete head-to-toe and fingertip-to-fingertip coverage, and comprehensive system configuration. The mid-sized panel was introduced in March 2009.
The Infinix VF-i incorporates new features into the digital processor to expand on Toshiba’s proprietary Advanced Image Processing (AIP) technology. This exclusive Toshiba technology enhances overall resolution, improves visibility over dark anatomical areas and virtually eliminates image lag. These enhancements assist clinicians with device and stent visualization and are especially important while using fluoroscopic imaging during diagnostic and interventional procedures.
The newly added 12-inch-by-12-inch FPD covers more than twice the anatomical surface area of a traditional cardiac FPD making it an important feature for today’s cath labs. This mid-sized panel increases system utilization by allowing cardiologists to increase their working field-of-view and more easily perform procedures outside the heart while minimally impacting the angulations, which can be compromised by larger pan.