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Company Overview of InSightec, Ltd.
InSightec, Ltd. develops and manufactures non-invasive magnetic resonance (MR) guided focused ultrasound technology devices. Its products include ExAblate 2000, a product that integrates focused ultrasound energy and MR imaging to provide a non-invasive treatment modality that replace invasive procedures and provide therapeutic alternatives; and ExAblate Neuro system for the treatment of patients with tremor dominant Parkinson's disease. The company also provides ExAblate MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system for the noninvasive treatment of women with uterine fibroids in Japan. Its ExAblate MRgFUS system enables physicians to use the MR imaging to visualize the patient's anatomy and ...
5 Nahum Heth Street
Tirat Carmel, 39120
Founded in 1999
Key Executives for InSightec, Ltd.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Commercial Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Vice President of Operations and Quality
Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs and CRO
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
InSightec, Ltd. Key Developments
Robert Sigal Joins InSightec, Ltd. as President and Chief Commercial Officer
Nov 7 13
InSightec Ltd. announced that Robert Sigal, MD, PhD, to be joining InSightec as President and Chief Commercial Officer as of October 13, 2013. He will be responsible for all the commercial aspects of InSightec reporting to Dr. Kobi Vortman, CEO and Founder of InSightec Ltd. Robert joins InSightec from GE Healthcare where he served most recently as the General Manager of GE Healthcare France.
InSightec Ltd Receives Approval of Chinese Food and Drug Administration for ExAblate system
Jul 29 13
InSightec Ltd. announced that its ExAblate system received approval of the Chinese Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) for non-invasive treatment of uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the uterus. 20%-50% of women of childbearing age suffer from uterine fibroids. Hysterectomy, surgical removal of the uterus, is the most common form of treatment. ExAblate combines high intensity focused ultrasound waves and continuous MRI guidance and monitoring. The focused ultrasound energy is used to ablate or destroy the fibroids while the MRI images are used to plan and guide the therapy and monitor treatment outcome. ExAblate benefits are that it is incisionless, requires no hospitalization, has a high safety profile with low risk of infection and complications, and rapid recovery.
InSightec, Ltd. Receives FDA Approval to Begin its Pivotal Phase III Clinical Trial for Treatment of Essential Tremor Using ExAblate Neuro
Feb 19 13
InSightec, Ltd. announced that it has received FDA approval to begin its pivotal Phase III clinical trial for treatment of essential tremor using ExAblate(R) Neuro. This trial is intended to provide the safety and effectiveness data about the use of ExAblate(R) Neuro in order to support FDA pre-marketing approval. ExAblate Neuro uses MR guided focused ultrasound therapy to provide an incision-less treatment, through the intact skull, with no ionizing radiation. ExAblate MR guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) uses high intensity ultrasound waves to destroy target tissue in the brain while the patient lies in an MRI, which provides continuous visualization, plan, guidance, monitoring, and control of the treatment. The Phase III study will be a multi-center, double blinded randomized control trial, with one year followup. Patients who enroll in the trial will be randomized to either ExAblate treatment or no treatment. The first patients are expected to be enrolled in mid 2013. The trial is based on the safety and initial effectiveness results from 15 patients treated in FDA feasibility trial sponsored by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.
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