ELEKTA RECEIVES ORDERS FOR LEKSELL GAMMA KNIFE IN THE U.S. AND EUROPE VALUED AT SEK 110 MILLION

ELEKTA RECEIVES ORDERS FOR LEKSELL GAMMA KNIFE IN THE U.S. AND EUROPE VALUED AT SEK 110 MILLION

Elekta has signed agreements to deliver Leksell Gamma Knife(R) equipment to the U.S. and Europe valued at SEK 110 million. The agreements include delivery of Leksell Gamma Knife equipment and upgrade and reload of existing installation. The total order value is approximately SEK 110 million. The deliveries are planned for fiscal year 2002/2003.

"The positive development of the clinical application of radiosurgery continues all over the world", says Tomas Puusepp, responsible for Elekta's neurosurgery operations.

" On May 12 the yearly Leksell Gamma Knife Society meeting was held in Prague. The meeting was very well attended by users of Leksell Gamma Knife from all over the world, who exchanged experiences from radiosurgery. The Czech President, Vaclav Havel inaugurated the meeting. In 1992 he was instrumental in the support of the installation of a Leksell Gamma Knife unit at a hospital in Prague", ends Tomas Puusepp.

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