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Thoratec Cardiosystems Inc.

Division of Abbott Laboratories Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Alias(es)
  • Thermo Cardiosystems
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Abbott Laboratories Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Michael R Kleine, CEO
    Victor L Poirier, Pres.
    Betty Silverstein, VP, Sales & Mktg.
  • Contact Info
  • Thoratec Cardiosystems Inc.
    Phone: (617) 932-8668
    470 Wildwood St.
    P.O. Box 2697 Woburn, MA 01888-2697
    USA
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