CardioVascular Business Overview

Commitment to Excellence

CardioVascular develops products that are used throughout the heart and vascular system and those used for arrested and beating heart bypass surgery.

The business markets the industry’s broadest and most innovative line of heart valve products for replacement and repair, plus auto-transfusion equipment and disposable devices for handling and monitoring blood during major surgery, as well as cardiac ablation devices to treat a variety of heart conditions.

The business also offers products and therapies that treat a wide range of cardiac and vascular diseases and conditions.

These products include:

  • Coronary, peripheral and neurovascular stents
  • Stent graft systems for diseases and conditions throughout the aorta
  • Distal protection systems

CardioVascular Offers Technology, Products and Education

The CardioVascular business is comprised of four organizations, each uniquely focused on addressing unmet needs in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and an education programme.

Coronary

Minimally invasive catheter and stent-based technologies for the treatment of coronary heart disease..

Structural Heart Disease

Products for the treatment of heart valve disease and atrial fibrillation. These include aortic and mitral tissue valves, stentless tissue valves and some valved conduits. In addition, the trans-catheter pulmonic valve is an innovation in the treatment of some congenital conditions. A full selection of heart repair products ensures all pathologies can be treated. Products are available for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. Products are available for use in both concomitant and lone AF procedures.

Endovascular & Peripheral Innovations

Stent grafts for the treatment of aortic abdominal, thoracic aneurysms and peripheral artery disease

Revascularisation and Surgical Therapies

Open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products. These products facilitate heart operations and, in some instances, allow surgeons to operate on the beating heart.

 

Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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