Elekta receives orders for Leksell Gamma Knife® valued at SEK 155 million
Elekta has signed agreements to deliver Leksell Gamma Knife® equipment to Europe, the U.S., Japan, Asia and Mexico. The agreements include delivery of Leksell Gamma Knife® equipment and reloads of existing installations. The total order value is approximately SEK 155 M. Most of the deliveries are planned for fiscal year 2001/2002.
"It is with great pleasure I can announce that Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® order bookings for the second quarter, August-October 2001, continued to be strong in all our markets", says Tomas Puusepp, responsible for Elekta's neurosurgery business.
"I am very pleased to see continued growth and interest in Gamma Knife® Surgery world-wide and how well the new generation Leksell Gamma Knife® C has been received. Elekta continues to offer a major alternative to open surgery by providing non-invasive radiosurgery for neurological disorders", ends Tomas Puusepp.
At the end of September 2001, a total of 158 Leksell Gamma Knife® units were installed worldwide.
Elekta is a world-leading supplier of advanced and innovative radiation oncology and neurosurgery solutions and services for precise treatment of cancer and brain disorders. Elekta's solutions are clinically effective and cost efficient and gentle to the patient.
For further information, please contact:
Lars Jonsteg, VP Corporate Relations, Elekta AB (publ), tel. +46 8 587 254 82