Meeting Report: American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting 2021


The 2021 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting was held September 10-13, 2021.

The meeting content is only available to registered attendees, but the list of speakers, daily news, and an artistic digital mosaic sponsored by Profound Medical can be accessed on the AUA website.

Several of the high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) presentations were covered by Urology Today. See:

In industry news, data from studies using EDAP’s Focal One and ExactVu technologies were featured at the meeting:

  • One trial comparing focal ablation to radical prostatectomy in intermediate-risk prostate cancer patients found fewer side effects at one year in the Focal One group.
  • Another large comparative trial found a significantly higher salvage-treatment-free survival rate in HIFU patients compared to radical prostatectomy.

Read the EDAP Press Release >