News | June 20, 2007

Toshiba to Sponsor Virtual Colonoscopy Course

June 21, 2007 - Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. recently announced it will sponsor a continuing medical education course in Virtual Colonoscopy in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education.

“CT Virtual Colonoscopy is an effective, non-invasive alternative to conventional optical colonoscopy for high risk patients,” explained Joseph Cooper, senior manager, CT Business Unit at Toshiba. “Working with Harvard on this training program, we hope to encourage physicians to explore Virtual Colonoscopy as a method to improve patient care.”

Toshiba plans to host the course quarterly with the first Virtual Colonoscopy course August 20-21, 2007. The two-day intensive course will take students through the entire Virtual Colonoscopy process using Toshiba CT images and workstations.

For more information: www.medical.toshiba.com

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