Medtronic’s Extravascular ICD Hits Targets In Trial; Will Soon Compete With Boston Scientific’s S-ICD
Results from the pivotal trial of Medtronic’s EV ICD extravascular ICD, presented at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Barcelona, imply that Medtronic will be able to launch the device in Europe by the end of this year and in the US in 2023.
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