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Sep 20, 2018
EDAP announces Installation of First Focal One HIFU device in South Korea

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EDAP announces Installation of First Focal One HIFU device in South Korea

Successful HIFU Treatments Performed in Seoul National University Bundang Hospital

EDAP TMS SA, today announced the installation of the first Focal One device in South Korea, at the renowned Seoul National University Bundang Hospital ("SNUBH").

Dr. Hakmin Lee, Urologist in SNUBH commented: "We are very happy to adopt the first "Focal One" device in our institution and we also believe that Korean patients will significantly benefit from the upcoming HIFU procedures. From our initial experiences, the Focal One device showed extraordinary performance which was definitely beyond our expectations. We are very excited to provide the new technology to Korean patients using our new device."

Jean-François Bachelard, Asia Business Unit Director commented: "We are delighted to start the first Focal One treatments in Seoul National University Hospital, one of the biggest Urology centers in Korea. This prominent clinical site is set to become our HIFU reference center in South Korea to promote prostate cancer treatment using our HIFU technology."