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Innovation And Globalization In Medtech: An Interview With Medtronic’s Omar Ishrak

Building on the triple pillars of execution, globalization, and innovation, Medtronic’s new CEO Omar Ishrak is positioning the company for a new medical device marketplace.

Medical Device North America

Device Companies Follow New Map To Atrial Fibrillation

Device therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF) have so far failed to result in compelling efficacy across all types of disease and patients. The rates of elimination of AF following a catheter ablation procedure range from 30% to 80% according to the type of patient and the definition of success. The question of why success rates aren’t yet sufficient after a great deal of investment is an area of active pursuit, and one that opens up the door for next-generation AF device companies seeking to improve upon the results achieved to date.

Medical Device

Device Companies Follow New Map To Atrial Fibrillation

Three years ago, the FDA approved Johnson & Johnson’s ThermoCool, the first in a series of ablation catheters specifically designed to halt atrial fibrillation. Despite these advances, the long-term success rates of catheter ablation procedures remain low, opening the door for start-ups to devise new approaches.

Medical Device

MD Start – Can Medtech Incubators Work In Europe?

Europe has historically been rich in physicians with innovative ideas but has lagged in turning those ideas into novel devices. MD Start, a new incubator, backed by a group of leading device companies and VC firms, hopes to turn those ideas into viable companies.

Medical Device Europe
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Alias(es)
  • CryoCath Technologies Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • Canada
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Medtronic PLC
  • Senior Management
  • Ginette Gagne, CFO
    Jean-Pierre Desmarais, CSO
    Allan Zingeler, VP, Global Mktg. & Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Medtronic CryoCath LP
    Phone: (514) 694-1212
    16771 Chemin Ste-Marie
    Kirkland, H9H 5H3