Elekta (STO:EKTA B) said yesterday it inked an 8-year strategic partnership with Australian radiotherapy provider GenesisCare for more than $100m. The new partnership includes the acquisition of Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife Icon radiosurgery systems, Versa HD linear accelerators, brachytherapy systems, software and other services, Elekta said. “We are proud to partner alongside GenesisCare and support their […]
The U.S. International Trade Commission said last week that it will begin an investigation into alleged Tariff Act violations by Elekta (STO:EKTA B), based on a complaint by arch-rival Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR). Varian makes the TruBeam and VitalBeam radiotherapy systems, which compete with Elekta’s Versa HD and Infinity devices. The ITC said Oct. 26 that it would […]
Elekta (STO:EKTA B) said Wednesday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its next-generation Gamma Knife Icon radiosurgery system. The Icon is Elekta’s 6th generation radiosurgery system, which uses low-intensity radiation as an alternative to traditional brain surgery, the Atlanta, Ga.-based company said. “Leksell Gamma Knife Icon offers a new model for the application of precise radiosurgery for […]
Cook Medical said it promoted Jean-Marc Creissel to vice president of its urology business, which Creissel has led since 2010.