updated 5/10/2011 9:48:06 AM ET 2011-05-10T13:48:06

LYON, France, May 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS SA (Nasdaq:EDAP), the global leader in therapeutic ultrasound, announced today details relating to its first quarter 2011 results announcement, which will take place on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, before the opening of the market.

EDAP will hold a conference call on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. EDT to discuss the results. The dial-in numbers are (877) 407-4134 for domestic callers and (201) 689-8430 for international. The conference ID number for both is 372206. A live Webcast of the conference call will be available online from the investor relations page of the Company's corporate Website at www.edap-tms.com .

After the live Webcast, the call will remain available on EDAP's Website, www.edap-tms.com , through June 24, 2011. In addition, a telephonic replay of the call will be available until May 31, 2011. The replay dial-in numbers are 877-660-6853 for domestic callers and 201-612-7415 for international callers. Please use account number 356 and event ID number 372206.

About EDAP TMS SA

EDAP TMS SA develops and markets Ablatherm, the most advanced and clinically proven choice for high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment of localized prostate cancer. HIFU treatment is shown to be a minimally invasive and effective treatment option with a low occurrence of side effects. Ablatherm-HIFU is generally recommended for patients with localized prostate cancer (stages T1-T2) who are not candidates for surgery or who prefer an alternative option, or for patients who failed radiotherapy treatment. Approved in Europe as a treatment for prostate cancer, Ablatherm-HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is currently undergoing evaluation in a multicenter U.S. Phase II/III clinical trial under an Investigational Device Exemption granted by the FDA, the ENLIGHT U.S. clinical study. The Company also is developing this technology for the potential treatment of certain other types of tumors. EDAP TMS SA also produces and commercializes medical equipment for treatment of urinary tract stones using extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL). For more information on the Company, please visit http://www.edap-tms.com and http://www.hifu-planet.com .

Forward-Looking Statements

In addition to historical information, this press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These include statements regarding the Company's growth and expansion plans, the conclusiveness of the results of and success of its Ablatherm-HIFU clinical trials and expectations regarding the IDE submission to and approval by the FDA of the Ablatherm-HIFU device. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of uncertainties, including the uncertainties of the regulatory process, and risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such a difference include, but are not limited to, those described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in particular, in the sections "Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information" and "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F. Ablatherm-HIFU treatment is in clinical trials, but not FDA-approved or marketed in the United States.

CONTACT: Blandine Confort
         Investor Relations / Legal Affairs
         EDAP TMS SA
         +33 4 72 15 31 72
         bconfort@edap-tms.com
         
         Investors:
         Stephanie Carrington
         The Ruth Group
         646-536-7017
         scarrington@theruthgroup.com

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