Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Adopts Ablatherm® HIFU System
Date: 14th December 2005
EDAP was pleased to announce the adoption of the Ablatherm® HIFU System at Guy ’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Hospital.
Declan Cahill – Consultant Urologist, Guy’s & St. Thomas ’ NHS Foundation Hospital said
“Ablatherm® HIFU is the most exciting addition to the prostate cancer treatment armament. It fills significant gaps in the comprehensive management of prostate cancer allowing Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Hospital to fit the treatment to the patient, not the patient to the treatment. ”
Hugues de BANTEL – CEO. EDAP-TMS said
“This quality of life prostate cancer treatment with the Ablatherm® HIFU is available today at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Hospital and I am so pleased that a hospital that has achieved so many breakthroughs has endorsed the breakthrough technology of Ablatherm® HIFU by EDAP-TMS who over many years developed Ablatherm ® HIFU technology.
This prostate cancer treatment is available at 2 other United Kingdom renowned NHS hospitals. Stepping Hill – Manchester and Royal Marsden – London, and by the end of February 2006 this treatment will be available at more than 13 hospitals across the United Kingdom mostly through our partner Mobile HIFU ™.
These 16 new Ablatherm® centres takes the availability of Ablatherm® HIFU to more than 100 hospitals across Europe by early 2006.”