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St Jude forms new business unit:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

St Jude Medical has created a tachycardia strategic business unit at its Pacemaker division. Dr Mark Kroll, who has been appointed vice-president to head the unit, moves from Angeion where he was vice-president of research and product planning. St Jude has a 6.5% holding in Angeion, with which it has an agreement for the global distribution of Sentinel, the smallest implantable cardiac defibrillator developed by Angeion which will be marketed under the Pacesetter brand. Angeion has just received an IDE from the US FDA to perform up to 60 implants of the Sentinel device in 15 centres.

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