Meeting to Showcase EDAP’s Focal One® Robotic High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Platform for the Management of Prostate Cancer
EDAP TMS SA, the global leader in robotic energy-based therapies, today announced that the Company will be showcasing its Focal One® Robotic High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) platform at the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA), the largest gathering of urologists worldwide, which will be held April 28th through May 1st in Chicago, IL.
The Company will be having its largest presence ever at this year’s AUA meeting. Focal Therapy, and the Focal One® HIFU platform will be represented in several topics during both plenary presentations and instructional courses throughout the meeting. Presentations will be given by leading academic urologists describing the key advantages of using HIFU therapy with its ability to meet accepted oncological standards for the management of prostate cancer while preserving sexual function and urinary control for patients. With the growing clinical acceptance of focal therapy in the management of prostate cancer, EDAP will also provide presentations delivered by several key thought leaders throughout the meeting in their booth along with hands-on Focal One simulated cases demonstrations. Additionally, EDAP will be featured in the Hands-on Ultrasound Skills Training AUA Accredited Course with the ExactVu™ Micro-ultrasound platform under the guidance of expert faculty.
“This year’s AUA meeting will highlight the growing adoption of EDAP’s Focal One® HIFU platform in the management of prostate cancer,” said Ryan Rhodes, Chief Executive Officer of EDAP USA. “Since last year’s meeting, use of Focal One therapy has continued to expand and is now widely recognized as an important technology for the comprehensive management of prostate cancer alongside other notable therapies. As Focal One use grows, major global medical meetings such as the AUA provide EDAP with a unique opportunity to reach a global physician audience to showcase the benefits of our technology and to further help physicians understand the important role and use of Robotic Focal HIFU from experienced colleague users.”