GE reaches MR, PET milestones

November 6, 2002

By year's end, GE Medical Systems expects to have shipped more than 300 of its new MR pipeline technology upgrades, the Excite. Sales are accelerating, according to company executives, who believe more than 1000 will be sold by the end of next year. The

By year's end, GE Medical Systems expects to have shipped more than 300 of its new MR pipeline technology upgrades, the Excite. Sales are accelerating, according to company executives, who believe more than 1000 will be sold by the end of next year. The company has also received its 100th order for the Signa Ovation 0.35T open scanner. The order was placed 18 months after the first system was installed in the U.S. More than 50 systems are installed and operating nationwide. The company has also installed its 300th PET system. Included in this number are 100 PET/CT hybrids.