LYON, France, March 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS SA (Nasdaq:EDAP), the global leader in therapeutic ultrasound, announced today that it plans to release financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 on Thursday, April 2, 2015, during pre-market hours.
Company management will host a conference call on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results and provide an update on recent business developments, including its plans to pursue a Direct De Novo 510(k) petition for Ablatherm HIFU in the United States. To participate in the call, please dial 1-888-348-6419 in the U.S., or 1-412-902-4235 internationally. The conference ID number is 10062222. A live webcast of the conference call will be available on the investor relations page of the Company's corporate website at www.edap-tms.com.
After the live event, the webcast will remain available on EDAP's website through May 2, 2015. In addition, a dial-in replay of the call will be available until April 9, 2015. The telephone replay can be accessed by calling 1-877-870-5176 in the U.S. or 1-858-384-5517 internationally. Please use event passcode 10062222.
About EDAP TMS SA
EDAP TMS SA markets today Ablatherm® for high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment of localized prostate cancer outside the U.S. HIFU treatment is shown to be a minimally invasive and effective treatment option 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, or for patients who failed radiotherapy treatment. Ablatherm-HIFU is approved for commercial distribution in Europe and some other countries including Mexico and Canada. EDAP TMS is currently pursuing a Direct De Novo 510(k) petition in lieu of a PMA for Ablatherm clearance by the U.S. FDA. The Company also markets an innovative robot-assisted HIFU device, the Focal One®, dedicated to focal therapy of prostate cancer. Focal One® is CE marked but is not FDA approved. The Company also develops its HIFU technology for the potential treatment of certain other types of tumors. EDAP TMS SA also produces and distributes medical equipment (the Sonolith® lithotripters' range) for the treatment of urinary tract stones using extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) in most countries including Canada and the U.S. For more information on the Company, please visit http://www.edap-tms.com, and http://www.hifu-planet.com.
In addition to historical information, this press release may contain forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including matters not yet known to us or not currently considered material by us, and there can be no assurance that anticipated events will occur or that the objectives set out will actually be achieved. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results anticipated in the forward-looking statements include, among others the uncertainties of the U.S. FDA clearance process, the clinical status and market acceptance of our HIFU devices and the continued market potential for our lithotripsy device. Factors that may cause such a difference also may include, but are not limited to, those described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in particular, in the sections "Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information" and "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F. Ablatherm-HIFU is not FDA-cleared or marketed in the United States.
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