Imatron

Imatron

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In spite of today's economic uncertainties, Imatron is clearly on track to achieve our objective of 40+ EBT scanner sales in 2001.
The center was expected to be a "state of the art" outpatient clinic that offered the Imatron Ultrafast Electronic Beam Tomography ("EBT") machine to provide coronary artery scans and full-body scans to "health conscious Americans.
Lewis Meyer, commented, "Coming on the heels of the recent Expert Consensus Statement from the ACC and AHA, which questioned the specificity of the Imatron EBT coronary artery scan and its value in measuring progression of coronary artery disease, these new and important results go a long way toward establishing the EBT coronary artery scan as the new gold standard for assessment of coronary atherosclerosis in intermediate risk subjects.
founder/director of Imatron and InVision Technologies and chief scientist at GE-Imatron Douglas Boyd, Ph.
Lewis Meyer, CEO of Imatron, stated, "The inclusion of Imatron's EBCT by the National Institutes of Health in this pioneering study represents further recognition of the diagnostic and predictive power of the Coronary Artery Scan to quantify coronary calcification, which has been described in peer-reviewed literature as the single most powerful predictor of coronary events in the asymptomatic population.
Gary Brooks, Chairman and CEO of Positron, commented, "We are very pleased that we have been able to satisfy our term loan to GE that it acquired when GE acquired Imatron Inc.
Janet Burki, President & CEO of GE Imatron at GE Medical Systems, explained, "e-Speed's 30 frames per second speed is impressive because this rate is the same as invasive cardiac catheterization - the gold-standard procedure for assessing the coronary arteries.
The center was marketed as a "state of the art" outpatient clinic utilizing the Imatron Ultrafast Electronic Beam Tomography machine to provide coronary artery scans and full-body scans.
19, 2001--GE Medical Systems, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), today finalized the acquisition of Imatron Inc.
Imatron shareholders are scheduled to vote on the merger at the shareholders meeting on December 19.
After the signing of the merger agreement, two purported class action law suits were filed in the Superior Court for the State of California for the County of San Mateo by shareholders of Imatron against Imatron and its directors seeking to enjoin the merger and to recover monetary relief for alleged breaches of fiduciary duty by the board of directors of Imatron.
The facility will utilize the Imatron Electron Beam Tomography (EBT) scanner for the early and non-invasive detection of coronary artery disease, colon cancer, lung disease, spine/joint scanning, osteoporosis screening and other frequently occurring medical conditions.