Acuson sells 1000th Sequoia

March 18, 1998

Ultrasound vendor Acuson of Mountain View, CA, announced this month that it has sold its 1000th Sequoia premium scanner, which was installed at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. Acuson introduced Sequoia in 1996 (SCAN 5/8/96).In other

Ultrasound vendor Acuson of Mountain View, CA, announced this month that it has sold its 1000th Sequoia premium scanner, which was installed at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. Acuson introduced Sequoia in 1996 (SCAN 5/8/96).

In other Acuson news, the company has sold 10 ultrasound scanners to South Korea, a sign that the country's economic woes are not insurmountable for imaging vendors. Acuson sold three Sequoias and seven Aspen scanners to Je-Saeng General Hospital in Boondang.

Acuson on March 10 announced the installation of 16 Sequoia scanners at the University of California, Los Angeles and at the University of California, San Francisco. UCLA is acquiring nine Sequoias and one Aspen scanner, while UCSF has installed seven Sequoias.