St. Jude Builds Chronic Pain Business With NeuroTherm Acquisition
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
NeuroTherm makes devices for radiofrequency ablation of nerves in painful facet joints in the neck or back to treat chronic pain. Although it markets neurostimulators, St. Jude currently does not sell any devices in the radio-frequency ablation segment of the pain-therapy market.
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