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The Longest Journey: An Interview with Hira Thapliyal

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Born in a remote village in India, Hira Thapliyal played a critical role in the creation of many early technologies used in interventional cardiology, including DVI's atherectomy device and CVIS' intravascular ultrasound. However, he's perhaps best known as one of the founders of ArthroCare. In this interview adapted from the Stanford BioDesign Program's Innovators Workbench series, Thapliyal looks back on his early career.

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