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Capital orders for Stereotaxis more than doubled in the second quarter, sending shares of the medical device maker up 24 percent Tuesday.

Capital orders climbed to $10.2 million in the quarter, the company said, with half those orders coming from North America.

Stereotaxis makes devices to help doctors treat coronary artery disease and arrhythmia. The company reported a total of $10.6 million in revenue in the first quarter, and a Thomson Reuters poll shows that analysts are expecting $14.3 million in total revenue in the second quarter.

The company said capital orders rose 42 percent compared to the first quarter. Stereotaxis will report full second-quarter results after the market closes on Aug. 2.

Shares of Stereotaxis Inc. climbed 77 cents to $3.92 in afternoon trading.

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