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Varix Medical Corp.

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Executive Summary

Varix Medical Corp.'s novel approach to treating chronic venous insufficiency, better known as varicose veins, uses endovenous water vapor (steam) instead of surgical stripping, radiofrequency energy or laser light to shrink and destroy veins. The start-up's goal is to be the only company to offer a minimally invasive technology that treats most of the veins in the legs, unlike competing modalities that are limited to treating one type of varicose vein.

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