February 04, 2013
BTG plc: Varisolve® NDA submitted to the FDA

London, UK, 04 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 Group is seeking to acquire new products to develop and market to specialist physicians, and is building a sustainable business financed by revenues from sales of its own marketed products and from royalties and milestone payments on partnered products. For further information about BTG please visit our website at www.btgplc.com.