AngioDynamics Reports Preliminary Fiscal 2011 First Quarter Results

September 7, 2010 at 5:00 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y., Sep 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AngioDynamics (NASDAQ:ANGO), a leading provider of innovative medical devices for the minimally-invasive treatment of cancer and peripheral vascular disease, today reported preliminary unaudited results for its fiscal 2011 first quarter ended August 31, 2010.

AngioDynamics expects first quarter net sales to be approximately $51.5 million, or approximately 3% higher than fiscal 2010 first quarter net sales of $50.1 million. Oncology/Surgery sales grew approximately 22% to $15.6 million from the first quarter of fiscal 2010 and included $1.1 million of NanoKnife(R) System sales. Peripheral Vascular sales decreased approximately 1% to $20.7 million and Access sales decreased approximately 6% to $15.2 million compared with the same period of the prior year. Earnings per share for the quarter are currently expected to be in the range of $0.07 - $0.08 compared with $0.09 for the fiscal first quarter of 2010.

"Our first quarter sales of Access and Peripheral Vascular products were affected by a procedure volume slowdown in some of our U.S. markets, the challenging pricing environment that has persisted for the past year, and the transition to a unified vascular sales force that we implemented effective June 1, 2010," said Jan Keltjens, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We remain focused on building the organizational capabilities required to address the significant opportunities ahead of us. The organizational changes we have implemented combined with the ongoing introduction of innovative products, and continued progress with our NanoKnife program, will enable us to maximize our short and longer term growth opportunities."

Final results for the fiscal first quarter are expected to be released on October 7, 2010. With this release, the Company is expected to update its outlook for the fiscal year.

About AngioDynamics

AngioDynamics, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative medical devices used by interventional radiologists, surgeons and other physicians for the minimally-invasive treatment of cancer and peripheral vascular disease. AngioDynamics' diverse product lines include market-leading radiofrequency and irreversible electroporation ablation systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, dialysis products, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products, embolization products and venous products. More information is available at

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In the United States, NanoKnife has been cleared by the FDA for use in the surgical ablation of soft tissue. This document may discuss the use of NanoKnife for specific clinical indications for which it is not cleared in the United States at this time.

SOURCE: AngioDynamics, Inc.

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