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A Milestone of Opportunity for VNUS Medical Technologies
Date:6/8/2009

2008: VNUS licenses its patents for vein ablation to laser competitors
  • April 2009: UK National Health Service cites VNUS Closure procedure as a select innovative technology
  • May 2009: Covidien Ltd. announces intent to acquire VNUS
  • June 2009: Publication of randomized trial of the ClosureFAST catheter vs. laser ablation
  • June 2009: 500,000th Closure procedure performed.

  • ABOUT VNUS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

    Founded in 1995 and headquartered in San Jose, California, VNUS Medical Technologies (NASDAQ: VNUS) is a worldwide leader in medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux disease, a progressive condition that is the underlying cause of varicose veins. VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists of a proprietary radiofrequency (RF) generator and proprietary disposable endovenous catheters and devices to treat diseased veins through the application of temperature-controlled RF energy. For more information, please visit www.vnus.com.


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