LYON, France, March 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS SA (Nasdaq:EDAP), the global leader in therapeutic ultrasound, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided a positive administrative acceptance review notification for the Company's Pre-Market Approval (PMA) application for its Ablatherm Integrated Imaging HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) device for treatment of low risk, localized prostate cancer. The FDA conducted an administrative acceptance review of EDAP's PMA application and found it to contain all of the necessary elements and information needed to proceed with filing review. Based on the FDA PMA Review Process, the administrative acceptance review is the first step in the multi-step process and the next step is the filing review. Both of these reviews access the completeness of the application and not the clinical outcomes of the study, which begins after a positive filing review.
EDAP Receives U.S. FDA Administrative Acceptance Review Notification For Ablatherm(R)-HIFU Pre-Market Approval Application
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