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Medtronic doc hire: Martin Rothman will join the company Jan. 4 as VP of medical affairs for Medtronic's Santa Clara, Calif., coronary and peripheral vascular business. Rothman is an interventional cardiologist from the United Kingdom, where he spent 27 years at the London Chest Hospital
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