BTG plc: Varisolve NDA submitted to the FDA

BTG plc: Varisolve NDA submitted to the FDA

London, UK, 4 February 2013: BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the specialist healthcare company, today announces that a New Drug Application (NDA) seeking approval of Varisolve® (polidocanol endovenous microfoam (PEM)) as a comprehensive treatment for varicose veins has been submitted to the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). BTG expects to hear within Q2 2013 (calendar year) as per the usual FDA timelines whether after initial review the submission has been accepted for full review.

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About BTG
BTG is an international specialist healthcare company that is developing and commercialising products targeting critical care, cancer and other disorders. The company has diversified revenues from sales of its own marketed products and from royalties on partnered products, and is seeking to acquire new programmes and products to develop and market to specialist physicians.