Multi-purpose R/F System - SONIALVISION G4

BEST in CLASS Multi-functional Universal R/F System


With the SONIALVISION G4, Shimadzu offers the BEST in CLASS Multi-functional Universal RF System - one that is useful in a variety of examinations and examination environments, provides high image quality minimizing X-ray dose levels, and is easy to operate.

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BEST Imaging - Consistently High Image Quality

Best-in-class, super fine resolution FPD and SUREengine Advance, state-of-the-art digital Image processing technology ensures the highest image quality ever.

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BEST Imaging - New low dose fluoroscopy mode for endoscopy


  • Reduction of radiation dose for fluoroscopy
  • Reduction of noise and lag
  • Real time image processing
    * : Maximum pulse rate is 30fps

BEST Performance - Versatile Design for Various Examinations

The system has been thoughtfully designed to consider all users in a diversity of situations, making it ideal for a wide variety of examinations, such as Orthopedics, General Radiography Studies, Barium Studies, Endoscopy, Urology and Angiography etc. Long imaging chain’s movement capability and 17 × 17 inches wide field FPD will provide you more than 2.0m long patient coverage without moving a patient, which enables you to perform all kinds of examinations in very safe conditions.

BEST Performance - Versatile Design for Various Examinations

BEST Performance – Advanced Applications

Tomosynthesis(Premium option)

Tomosynthesis is a state-of-the-art imaging technology to provide high quality multi-slice images to visualize the part which was invisible by the conventional plain radiography, in a simple and quick workflow, and at low exposure dose. Therefore, Tomosynthesis is now spotlighted more and more in the world.

Slot Radiography

Slot Radiography(Premium option)

Slot Radiography is an ideal technology to obtain long-view images for full spine / full legs with great accuracy and efficiency. It acquires and automatically integrates a series of accurate images of a few centimeters width central slit straight to the x-ray detector, as the imaging chain successively moves along the patient on SONIALVISION G4.
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Slot Radiography

Comprehensive Dose Reduction and Management

SONIALVISION G4 achieves comprehensive dose reduction as a total system, equipped with various functions to reduce radiation exposure levels effectively such as removable grid, ideal Grid-controlled Pulsed fluoroscopy, new collimator with Multi Beam Hardening(MBH) filters, Virtual Collimation and above-mentioned high quality imaging ability itself will also contribute to even further dose reduction possibility while keeping good output image quality.

Comprehensive Dose Reduction and Management

Comprehensive Dose Reduction and Management

SONIALVISION G4 will be the most-advanced universal system solution for your future which will increase your productivity and safety in your conventional RF rooms, and new-coming application features born from creative thinking will provide even greater new clinical advantages for you.


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Yoshihiro Hirakawa1 (currently at Osaka Social Medical Center), Tomoya Manaka1,Yoichi Ito2,
Yukihide Minoda1,Koichi Ichikawa1, and Hiroaki Nakamura1
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine1,
Ito Clinic, Osaka Shoulder Center2
Tetsuta Izumi1, Ayano Sakamoto1, Minoru Kawamata1, Yasuhiko Yamane1, Akitoshi Yoneda1, Hideaki Okamoto1, Kazuya Oshima2, Katsuyuki Nakanishi1
Osaka International Cancer Institute, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Section1
Osaka International Cancer Institute, Orthopedic Surgery (Musculoskeletal Oncology) and Rehabilitation Section2
Yuya Otake1, Mitsutoshi Moriya1,2, Wataru Saito1, Masayuki Miyagi1, Kensuke Fukushima1, Takayuki Imura1, Gen Inoue1, Katsufumi Uchiyama1, Kenji Kuroda2, Masashi Takaso1
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine1, Kurokouchi Hospital2
Department of Radiology, Nippon Koukan Hospital
Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Koukan Hospital
Hideki Yamaguchi, Yoshitami Murayama, Seiji Otsuka, Kenji Ogawa
Naoki Shioya
Department of Central Radiology, Takasago Municipal Hospital
Masahiro Serikawa, Ph.D.
Hiroshima University Hospital, Department of Gastoroenterology and Metabolism
Yukihiro Takumi
Medical Systems Division, Shimadzu Corporation
Mr.Yukio Amamiya
Department of Radiology, Sanraku Hospital
Takeki Sugiyama,M.D.
Department of Urology,Nishiwaki Municipal Hospital
Mr. Hideki Yamaguchi
Nihon Koukan Hospital