Ablatherm(R) Integrated Imaging Cl II

Company:Edap Technomed Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report 11/1/2017
Class lI:


Ablatherm(R) Integrated Imaging, High Intensity Ultrasound System For Prostate Tissue Ablation Transrectal high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) ablation of prostate tissue
Recall Number Z-0049-2018

The US FDA has requested the optional energy treatment settings, “medium” and “low” (Software Protocols 02-Medium and 03-Low) be removed from all Ablatherm Integrated Imagining devices in the U.S. until supporting clinical data can be submitted and evaluated by FDA.

Edap Technomed Inc., Austin, TX on 8/14/2017. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.


US Distribution to states of: NY, FL CA, NC, TX and NJ.


About the author

Amy enjoys researching and writing about developments in medical technology and how that intersects with US law. She received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2020 and now works as a Regulatory Associate for SoftwareCPR®, a general-purpose regulatory consulting firm that is recognized globally for their expertise with standards and national regulations pertaining to medical device, mobile medical app, and HealthIT software.

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