Sectra wins prestigious mammography project

Sectra wins prestigious mammography project Sectra, the Swedish IT and medical technology company, has received an order for a Breast Imaging PACS project from BRUMMAMO in Brussels, Belgium. The project will network multi-site clinics within the Brussels region. The pilot-project was initiated and funded by the Brussels Region authorities. By using Sectra PACS for Breast Imaging, about 30,000 mammography images from examinations at screening centers in Brussels will be diagnosed, transferred and stored digitally. In the Brussels region, a radiologist performs the first reading of screening mammogram images in one of the accredited centers while another radiologist does an independent second reading at the reference center. In the past, centers where first readings were performed sent analogue film images to the reference center by standard mail. The main goals of the Brussels Breast Imaging PACS project are to facilitate the exchange of images using new digital technology and to ensure a stable long-term archiving solution. "Sectra can custom fit their PACS to meet our needs with a sufficient flexibility. Their open platform, with focus on integration with other systems, seems to be state of the art and was exactly what we were looking for", says Prof. A. Grivegnée, head of the project. The order comprises a system for processing and archiving digital images (PACS) dedicated to breast imaging. The system makes all necessary information, such as images and patient data, available at the diagnostic workstations. This enables radiologists to perform their work productively, cost-effectively, and safely without compromising diagnostic quality or patient privacy. "This is Sectra's first order in Belgium for our Sectra PACS for Breast Imaging. It is a strategically important project won in competition with a number of other PACS vendors", says Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, President of Sectra Imtec AB. "This prestigious project for the very well reputed BRUMMAMO in Brussels is a good example of how the Sectra PACS system can provide tailor-made flexible solutions", Dr Kronander adds. About Sectra Sectra is one of today's major diagnostic imaging providers with more than 420 installations worldwide. Sectra's core business is to deliver top-of-the-line, high-availability, robust enterprise diagnostic imaging for 24/7 operation. In Scandinavia Sectra is the market leader with more than 50 percent of all film-free installations. The company also has a large number of systems installed in most major countries in Europe, the Far East and North America, in co-operation with partners. For more information, visit For further information, please contact: Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, President Sectra Imtec AB +46 705 23 52 27, Dr. Jan-Olof Brüer, President and CEO Sectra AB +46 13 23 52 09, Visit our website Sectra's operations Sectra has its roots in Linköping Institute of Technology and is one of Sweden's fastest growing high-tech companies in IT. Since the mid-1980s, Sectra has successfully conducted development and sales of advanced IT and medical technology products. Today, the business includes products in medical systems, secure communication systems and wireless information systems. Sectra's medical business is conducted in Sectra Imtec AB, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sectra AB. Internationally, Sectra PACS is marketed and sold through different partners. Business is conducted in eight countries with a total of 290 employees. Sales for the fiscal year 2002/03 reached SEK 503 million. Since March 1999, Sectra's shares have been quoted on the O list of the Stockholm Exchange. As of July 1, 2003, the share is quoted on the Attract 40 list. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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Sectra assists hospitals throughout the world to enhance the efficiency of care, and authorities and defense forces in Europe to protect society’s most sensitive information. Thereby, Sectra contributes to a healthier and safer society. The company was founded in 1978, has its head office in Linköping, Sweden, with direct sales in 19 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2017/2018 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,267 million. The Sectra share (STO: SECT B) is quoted on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For more information, visit


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