Top US companies see devices for congestive heart failure as a booming product area
This article was originally published in Clinica
Devices to treat congestive heart failure are shaping up as the probable blockbuster product area for the year 2000. At last week's Piper Jaffray Investor Conference in Minneapolis, the top three US cardiovascular companies -Medtronic, Guidant and St Jude Medical-all discussed their work on pacemaker-type devices to treat this widespread and debilitating condition. Karen Riley reports.