Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We develop and market the Ablatherm® device, an advanced choice for High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatment of localized prostate cancer. HIFU treatment is shown to be a minimally invasive and effective treatment option for localized prostate cancer with a low occurrence of side effects. Ablatherm-HIFU is generally recommended for patients with localized prostate cancer (stages T1-T2) who are not candidates for surgery or who prefer an alternative option. It is also used for patients who failed a radiotherapy treatment. In addition, we are developing HIFU technology for the treatment of certain other types of tumors. In March 2013, we introduced a new robot assisted HIFU device dedicated to the focal treatment of prostate cancer, the “Focal.One”, which we expect to submit for CE marking in the course of 2013. We also produce and commercialize medical equipment for treatment of urinary tract stones using Extra-corporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (“ESWL”). ... More ...