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BSD Medical, Comed Medical Specialties sign distribution agreement for microthermx microwave ablation products

Published 14 July 2014

BSD Medical, a provider of medical systems that utilize heat therapy to treat cancer, announced that the company has signed an agreement with Comed Medical Specialties (Comed) for the sales and distribution of the MicroThermX Microwave Ablation (MicroThermX) line of products.

Comed Medical Specialties is the number one specialty medical distributor in the Western United States. Comed has a thirty-year history of selling innovative medical devices to the interventional radiology market. Comed has well-established, key relationships with department heads at interventional radiology institutions throughout the West. Comed has 10 sales personnel specializing in selling innovative surgical and interventional radiology products.

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Comed has the rights to market the MicroThermXline of products in Arizona, California, Colorado, El Paso, Texas, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Comed's sales team will work hand-in-hand with BSD sales management and BSD's direct sales representatives and clinical specialist in the West to penetrate one of the largest target markets for MicroThermX products in the United States.

"We are pleased to partner with a distributor of Comed's caliber in interventional radiology products, as this is another essential step in presenting the advantages of the MicroThermX to opinion leaders throughout the West," said Brian Ferrand, BSD Vice President of Domestic Sales. "Comed has long-established relationships with key interventional radiologists and capital equipment purchasers, which will increase sales of our products in the Western United States."

"The chance to distribute BSD's MicrothermX product line is exceptionally attractive to Comed," said Mike Mahoney, Principal with Comed. "Microwave ablation technology is in a rapidly growing market sector for treating cancer and Comed sees a tremendous opportunity to offer MicroThermX to its extensive base of established customers."

Source: Company Press Release