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Walter Reed Army Medical Center offers HIFU for Qualifying Men with Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer in a Phase III Clinical Trial
Date:3/16/2009

ng the progress of HIFU for many years, and we are fortunate to be able to work with him on this important study. We are honored to be able to offer HIFU to the military patient population at Walter Reed and believe that enrollment will occur swiftly at this site," said Steve Puckett, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, USHIFU, the company managing the clinical trials with sponsor Focus Surgery, Inc.

This investigational treatment is usually performed on an outpatient basis. Potential risks of the treatment include frequency, urgency, mild discomfort while urinating. Less common side effects may include urinary stricture, retention, incontinence, impotence and rectal fistula.

For more information about enrolling in HIFU trials, please call: 1-877-874-4389 or visit www.ProstateCancerRecurrentTrial.org.

About USHIFU, LLC

USHIFU, based in Charlotte, NC, is a worldwide leader in the development, distribution and use of minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound technologies

About the Sonablate(R) 500

The Sonablate(R) 500 is a minimally invasive medical device that utilizes ultrasound energy to destroy tissue within the body. It was developed by FSI and is manufactured by Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON) who also holds distribution rights in Europe. Takai Hospital Supply Ltd. and THS International distribute the Sonablate(R) 500 in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

The Sonablate(R) 500 is not approved for use in the U.S. The Sonablate(R) 500 remains investigational in the U.S. and is being studied for the treatment of prostate cancer in clinical trials in the U.S. FDA has made no decision as to the safety or efficacy of the Sonablate(R) 500 for the treatment of
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