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Shimadzu Corporation, founded in 1875 in Kyoto Japan and the parent of Shimadzu Medical Systems USA (SMS), is a global provider of medical diagnostic equipment including conventional, interventional and digital X-Ray systems. Shimadzu Medical Systems USA is headquartered in Torrance, California with direct operatoins headquartered in Dallas, Texas and the greater Chicago area, and maintains sales and service offices throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. Shimadzu and specifically SMS has recognized the growing concern using standard equipment to perform bariatric imaging and has since developed the Sonialvision G4 Bariatric RF system to directly address these issues.

Products/Services offered

Diagnostic imaging OEM specializing in full product line of traditional and DR X-Ray tables, positioners, and Direct Capture Flat Panel Technology for both radiographic and R/F exams.

Shimadzu’s Sonialvision product line meets the needs of today’s bariatric imaging market. It is a patient friendly system that has been designed with bariatric patients in mind. The system has the highest capacity weight limit on the market at 700 pounds of total weight acceptance and 500 pounds of table movement. This allows for easy, stress-free transition from a supine to erect table position and minimizes the risk of falls and injury to the patient. To make the system more patient and user friendly, Shimadzu designed the table to go for easy loading of patients from either a stretcher or ambulatory position and offers 90/90 tilt capability. Once on the table, Shimadzu’s industry leading tower reach gives the patient 59 inches of space to minimize the feeling of discomfort while on the table. Convenient tableside controls give the patient the feeling of safety and a closer personal touch. Once on the table, the Shimadzu 750 kHU x-ray tube allows for worry-free imaging and multiple fluoroscopy selections to minimize does to the patient and staff.


Imaging Equipment, General X-Ray

Customer Service Information

1.800.228.1429 ext 145

Contact Information

20101 S. Vermont Ave
Torrance, CA 90502
Tel: 800-228-1429
Fax: 310-217-0661