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AngioDynamics' VenaCure EVLTTM System for Varicose Veins To Be Featured On 'The Doctors' National Television Program
Date:4/29/2010

Segment expected to highlight advantages of new gold-tip NeverTouch® laser fiber

Albany, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 29, 2010 -- AngioDynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO) announced today that on Friday, April 30, the company's VenaCure EVLT varicose vein laser treatment system is expected to be featured in a segment on the popular television show "The Doctors."

"The Doctors" is a one-hour, syndicated daytime television program that provides information from a panel of four practicing medical professionals on a range of contemporary health topics. Varicose and spider veins are of continued interest to viewers as an estimated 80 million women and men in the U.S. suffer from these conditions and could benefit from treatment.

The profiled VenaCure EVLT system is now available with a new NeverTouch laser fiber - expected to be featured in the segment - with a gold tip or jacket that serves as a buffer between the end of the fiber and vein walls, protecting the patient from accidental vein perforation and increasing the tip's visibility for the doctor under ultrasound. In addition to the gold tip, the end of the NeverTouch fiber is covered with a glass tube - or ferrule -that defuses the energy delivered by 56 percent, so it is less likely to cut the vein and will seal it as intended. The ferrule is covered by the gold jacket.

Dr. J. Joseph Hewett of the Los Angeles Vascular Center is expected to explain the procedure during the segment and will be shown performing the VenaCure EVLT laser procedure on a patient who suffers from varicose veins. Dr. Hewett, who practices diagnostic radiology as well as interventional radiology, is part of a movement of leading physicians who are now using the VenaCure EVLT system and the gold-tip NeverTouch fiber to better serve their patients.

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