Siemens sells 100th PET scanner

April 1, 1998

The nuclear medicine group of Siemens Medical Systems announced that it shipped its 100th ECAT Exact PET camera in March. The camera will be installed at the Rhoen Clinic in Bad Berka, Germany, according to the Hoffman Estates, IL-based division. With

The nuclear medicine group of Siemens Medical Systems announced that it shipped its 100th ECAT Exact PET camera in March. The camera will be installed at the Rhoen Clinic in Bad Berka, Germany, according to the Hoffman Estates, IL-based division. With the Health Care Financing Administration now providing Medicare reimbursement of PET scans for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer, Siemens believes that PET is entering the clinical mainstream.

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