Following Initial Sale, Keck Medicine of USC to Become First Ablatherm Robotic HIFU Reference and Training Center in the U.S.
EDAP TMS SA, today announced the first installation of Ablatherm Robotic HIFU at University of Southern California, Keck Medicine of USC, which will become the first reference and training center for Ablatherm Robotic HIFU in the U.S.
Dr. Inderbir Gill, M.D., Professor & Chairman, USC Institute of Urology at Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, commented: "FDA clearance of HIFU is a tremendous milestone for the urology community. We are delighted to be the first in the U.S. to treat patients on a routine basis with the Ablatherm Robotic HIFU, on December 10 and 11, 2015. We look forward to helping appropriate patients using this groundbreaking technology, thus opening new options and horizons for prostate ablation procedures."
Marc Oczachowski, EDAP TMS Chief Executive Officer, added: 'We are thrilled to have the first installation of Ablatherm Robotic HIFU following FDA clearance at such a prestigious university hospital as USC Keck Medical Center, which was one of the first facilities to purchase the device in the U.S. It is an honor to be working with the world class urology team led by Dr. Inderbir Gill, one of the top urologists in the world, and to collaborate with them on the establishment of a state-of-the-art training and reference center for Ablatherm Robotic HIFU in the U.S."