Imatron crosses Atlantic with HeartScan

January 17, 1996

Ultrafast CT developer Imatron of South San Francisco, CA, saidthat it plans to open HeartScan imaging centers in Europe in cooperationwith major medical centers. Imatron launched the HeartScan program in the U.S. in 1994to provide coronary artery

Ultrafast CT developer Imatron of South San Francisco, CA, saidthat it plans to open HeartScan imaging centers in Europe in cooperationwith major medical centers.

Imatron launched the HeartScan program in the U.S. in 1994to provide coronary artery disease scanning using Imatron's UltrafastCT scanners. Imatron often markets the services of the clinicsdirectly to the public.

Imatron will adopt a similar strategy in Europe. The companyis in discussions with medical centers in Monte Carlo and Switzerlandas well as in Germany, where a syndicate is interested in openingthree HeartScan centers.