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USHIFU, LLC Completes Acquisition of Focus Surgery, Inc.
Date:7/2/2008

Combination Creates New Opportunities for Expansion of HIFU Technology

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- USHIFU, LLC (USHIFU), the distributor and provider of non-invasive high intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Focus Surgery, Inc. (FSI) of Indianapolis, IN, the creator and manufacturer of the Sonablate(R) 500, an image-guided acoustic ablation device. This acquisition will accelerate USHIFU's ability to expand the FSI HIFU technology platform, as well as gain access to new markets, such as India.

"I speak for the combined USHIFU and Focus Surgery team when I say we are thrilled to announce the acquisition of Focus Surgery. Watching the technological innovation that Focus Surgery scientists and engineers have consistently achieved over the last several years with limited resources has been nothing short of amazing," said Steve Puckett, Jr., CEO USHIFU. "As a much stronger combined entity we are more encouraged than ever about our ability to positively affect healthcare delivery around the world."

"A great milestone in the history of Focus Surgery, Inc. is achieved today as it combines all its technological strength with USHIFU, LLC. The combined Company will make HIFU rapidly available in approved markets worldwide for the treatment of a most deadly disease - cancer, which is very important," said Narendra Sanghvi, President, FSI. "In addition, this is also an extraordinary opportunity to quickly commercialize many of the advanced HIFU applications to create a medical revolution with bloodless surgery while maintaining high quality of life."

About USHIFU, LLC

USHIFU is a healthcare development company and medical device distributor committed to creating a new standard for prostate cancer treatment with high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) therapy. USHIFU works with hospitals and medical centers in countries where HIFU is authorized for treating
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