New Products In Brief
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Boston Scientific’s next-generation Promus Element Plus drug-eluting stent; Biotronik’s first-of-its-kind MRI-safe ICD; BSD Medical’s BSD-2000 cervical cancer treatment. More new products.
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