Chinese launch gamma knife:
This article was originally published in Clinica
China plans to export a new gamma knife. The State Pharmaceutical Administration claims the rotating gamma-knife, developed by Shenzhen OUR International Science & Technology Development and French company Dehors, surpasses the performance of Elekta's system. The No 1 Medical University of the People's Liberation Army has developed an X-ray knife which has been approved for sale in China. Elekta says 1995 net income fell to SKr 49 ($7.2 million) due in part to the loss of chinese orders (see this issue p 11).
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