Gynesonics Announces the Start of the FAST-EU Study for the VizAblate(R) System
9/22/2011 9:36:57 AM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gynesonics, Inc., a women’s healthcare company focused on minimally invasive solutions for symptomatic uterine fibroids, today announced the start of, and initial treatments in, the FAST-EU Trial, a multicenter clinical study to demonstrate the effectiveness of the VizAblate® procedure for the treatment of uterine fibroids associated with heavy menstrual bleeding. The VizAblate® System is the only CE marked system that combines ultrasound image guidance with radiofrequency ablation to treat fibroids transcervically in an outpatient setting. Symptoms from uterine fibroids have been reported to affect as many as 24 million women in the European Union.