BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 15, 2020 -- Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRTS), a medical device company specializing in highly effective, non-invasive, minimally-invasive and cost-effective treatments for oncological and non-oncological conditions, announces that it has entered into a new exclusive distribution agreement with Ekpac Healthcare Ltd. to market Sensus SRT-100™ systems in China and Hong Kong. This agreement is effective as of January 1, 2021. Sensus currently has 40 units installed throughout China in public and private hospitals as well as private clinics. It expects this relationship to accelerate SRT-100 unit population in the region.
SRT-100 systems utilize Sensus' proprietary low-energy x-ray technology known as superficial radiation therapy (SRT). China, which has more than 20% of the world's population, approved the SRT-100 for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer and the prevention of scars following keloidectomy in 2014 and 2017, respectively. Sensus recently renewed its focus on international sales, including Asia, with the appointment of Benson Suen as Vice President International Sales July 2020.
Commenting on the agreement, Julie Xue, General Manager of Ekpac Healthcare Technologies, said, "We are delighted Sensus Healthcare has selected Ekpac Healthcare as its exclusive distributor, and look forward to working hand-in-hand to sell SRT-100 systems. Ekpac has more than 100 years of history in China, and is regarded as one of the most successful enterprises to bring advanced technology and devices - along with favorable financing - into China from overseas. SRT-100 systems have numerous compelling features and benefits. With the joint efforts of our two companies, we are confident tremendous success will be achieved and significant benefits will be delivered to patients across China."
"We are excited to have Ekpac Healthcare as our partner in China, a market where we see significant opportunity over the next few years and beyond," said Mr. Suen. "We believe that with Ekpac's experience and their network for medical device distribution across China, they will be successful in selling SRT-100 machines to private clinics and public hospitals. In China and around the world, our systems offer non-invasive, highly efficacious and life-changing solutions to patients who are in need."
About EKPAC Group
Ekpac Healthcare is part of EKPAC Group, which was founded in Sweden more than 110 years ago to import Swedish brands into China. Approximately 30 years ago Ekpac Healthcare began to focus on developing its healthcare business, and now supplies more than 150 hospitals in 17 provinces in China. Its strength is to bridge the latest needs in China with appropriate global advanced technologies, while leveraging its global network to provide clients with third-party financing for those technologies. For more information, please visit https://ekpac.com.hk
About Sensus Healthcare
Sensus Healthcare, Inc. is a medical device company specializing in highly effective, non-invasive, minimally-invasive and cost-effective treatments for both oncological and non-oncological conditions. The Sculptura™ modulated robotic brachytherapy radiation oncology system provides targeted directional anisotropic radiation therapy (ART) and brachytherapy utilizing our proprietary, state-of-the-art 3D Beam Sculpting™ to treat patients undergoing cancer treatment during surgery, or at the tumor site, fast and efficiently. Sensus also offers its proprietary low-energy x-ray technology known as superficial radiation therapy (SRT), which is the culmination of more than a decade of research and development, to treat non-melanoma skin cancers and keloids with its SRT-100™, SRT-100+™ and SRT-100 Vision™ systems. With its portfolio of innovative medical device products, Sensus provides revolutionary treatment options to enhance the quality of life of patients around the world.
For more information, please visit www.sensushealthcare.com.
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