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STEREOTAXIS, INC. filed this Form S-1/A on 06/17/2004
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STEREOTAXIS, INC.

NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Information as of March 31, 2004 and for the three months ended
March 31, 2003 and 2004 is unaudited)
 
1. Description of Business

       Stereotaxis, Inc. (the Company) designs, manufactures, and markets an advanced cardiology instrument control system for the interventional treatment of coronary artery disease and arrhythmias. The Company also markets and sells various disposable interventional devices, including catheters, guidewires and stent delivery devices, for use in conjunction with its system. By 2003, the Company had received U.S. and European regulatory approval for the core components of its system.

       Prior to 2003, the Company’s principal activities involved obtaining capital, business development, performing research and development activities, and funding prototype development. As such, the Company was classified as a development-stage company from its inception on June 13, 1990 through December 31, 2002. During 2003, the Company emerged from the development-stage and began to generate revenue from the commercial launch of its systems.

 
2. Summary of Significant Accounting Policies
 
Unaudited Interim Financial Information

       The accompanying balance sheet as of March 31, 2004, the statements of operations and of cash flows for the three months ended March 31, 2003 and 2004, and the statement of stockholders’ equity for the three months ended March 31, 2004 are unaudited. The unaudited interim financial statements have been prepared on the same basis as the annual financial statements and, in the opinion of management, reflect all adjustments, which include only normal recurring adjustments, necessary to present fairly the Company’s financial position and results of operations and cash flows for the three months ended March 31, 2003 and 2004. The financial data and other information disclosed in these notes to consolidated financial statements related to the three month periods are unaudited. The results for the three months ended March 31, 2004 are not necessarily indicative of the results to be expected for the year ending December 31, 2004 or for any other interim period or for any future year.

 
Cash and Cash Equivalents

       The Company considers all short-term deposits purchased with original maturities of three months or less to be cash equivalents. The Company places its cash with high-credit-quality financial institutions and invests primarily in money market accounts.

 
Short-Term Investments

       In accordance with Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) No. 115, Accounting for Certain Investments in Debt and Equity Securities, the Company’s investment securities are classified as available-for-sale and are carried at market value, which approximates cost. Realized gains or losses, calculated based on the specific identification method, were not material for the years ended December 31, 2001, 2002, and 2003.

 
Accounts Receivable and Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts

       Accounts receivable primarily include amounts due from hospitals and medical centers for acquisition of magnetic systems and associated disposable device sales. Credit is granted on a limited basis, with most balances due within 30 days of billing. The provision for bad debts is based

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