Emblation announces launch of Swift in the USA

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Emblation is delighted to announce that Swift®, the breakthrough microwave treatment system, is now available in the United States. The Swift® system is a surface-based device intended for the coagulation of soft tissue during non-invasive procedures, and received 510(k) clearance in October 2018.

Saorsa Inc, based in Seattle, WA, is the exclusive partner for Swift® in the USA, and the first system was delivered to Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.

Emblation CEO Gary Beale and Saorsa co-founder, Pete Turnbull, both travelled to Philadelphia to visit with Dr Tracey Vlahovic and witness the first US treatments to take place.

Mr Beale commented: "With the success we’ve seen in the UK, Canada, and Australia, we’re excited to finally deliver Swift to the US. Our commercial partners Saorsa have already been working hard delivering training to a number of new treatment sites across the country, and we look forward to hearing more stories from patients who have benefited from the fantastic results Swift provides.”

With treatment times in seconds, Swift® delivers a fast, simple, clean and effective option for skin lesions. Low level microwave energy (compared to existing microwave systems) is delivered with precision into the skin to a predetermined depth via a surface-contact probe, delivering rapid internal heat generation with minimal damage to the skin surface. The Swift® microwave system has been used in more than 30,000 procedures across the UK, Canada, and Australia and is now available in North America.

For all US enquiries, please visit esaorsa.com

About Emblation

Emblation is a global leader in medical microwave technology, with a focus on radical innovation in the treatment of HPV infections, dermatology, cardiology, and oncology.

Established in the USA in 2007, the company relocated to Scotland the following year to continue research into novel microwave ablation products. The team is led by some of the world’s foremost medical microwave experts, with a wealth of experience in the design, development and manufacture of microwave applications for a range of medical fields. Emblation is committed to providing next generation solutions for today’s medical conditions.

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