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Lombard Medical: At Long Last, Turning The Corner In EVAR

Executive Summary

Lombard Medical’s early efforts to tap into the endovascular AAA market ran into problems as the company’s initial financing strategy left it with too few resources to overcome the challenges that most start-up device companies face. The company’s most recent financing, a VIPE led by UK-investor Abingworth, should see Lombard through FDA approval and launch of its novel EVAR device that is targeted at patients with high degrees of vascular tortuosity. Early clinical data show its device is performing well against competition.

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