ELEKTA RECEIVES ORDERS FOR LEKSELL GAMMA KNIFE(R) IN GREECE AND ITALY VALUED AT SEK 70 MILLION
Elekta has signed agreements to deliver Leksell Gamma Knife(R) equipment to Greece and Italy. The agreements include delivery of the first Leksell Gamma Knife to Greece and the fourth to Italy. Included is also an upgrade of another installation in Italy. The total order value is approximately SEK 70 M. The deliveries are planned for this and the next fiscal year.
"Our commitment to neurosurgery in Europe is beginning to show result", says Gerry van Oortmarssen, responsible for Elekta's operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
"The demand for non-invasive neurosurgery with Leksell Gamma Knife is increasing and the recent agreements for delivery of equipment to Greece and Italy are a great success", ends Gerry van Oortmarssen.
Elekta had at the end of January 2002 installed 157 Leksell Gamma Knife units worldwide of which 21 in Europe.
Elekta is a world-leading supplier of advanced and innovative radiation oncology and neurosurgery solutions and services for precise treatmemnt of cancer and brain disorders. Elekta's solutions are clinically effective, 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
More information about Elekta can be found at: www.elekta.com