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Boston Scientific completes CryoCor acquisition

Boston Scientific : 28 May, 2008  (Company News)
Boston Scientific has completed its acquisition of CryoCor.
CryoCor is now an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Boston Scientific.

CryoCor is a medical technology company that has developed and manufactures a disposable Catheter system based on its proprietary cryoablation technology for the minimally invasive treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.

The CryoCor Cardiac Cryoablation System, or the Cryoablation System, is designed to treat cardiac arrhythmias through the use of cryoenergy, or extreme cold, to destroy targeted cardiac tissue. The Cryoablation System has been approved in Europe for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, and atrial flutter, the two most common and difficult to treat arrhythmias, since 2002.

In the USA, CryoCor is conducting a pivotal trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Cryoablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and the Cryoablation System has been approved for the treatment of right atrial flutter.
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