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Medtronic, Biosense tackle arrhythmias

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Medtech giant Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Biosense Webster are to collaborate on exploring new technologies for better diagnosing and treating patients with cardiac arrhythmias. The companies said they intend to combine Biosense's know-how in cardiac imaging and navigation with Medtronic's expertise in cardiac monitoring and diagnostics to create a new care protocol for identifying patients most likely to have a successful ablation treatment. The firms will also integrate their respective technologies to develop new therapies for complex cardiac arrhythmias under a joint R&D programme.

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