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Boston Scientific, CryoCor sign atrial fibrillation deal

Executive Summary

Just three days after announcing it would buy Remon Medical Technologies, Boston Scientific now says it will co-develop cryoablation treatments for cardiac arrhythmia (CA) with CryoCor (minimally invasive cardiovascular devices). The companies will first focus on atrial fibrillation (Afib), the most common form of CA that affects about 6 million people worldwide and costs $9bn each year to treat US patients with the condition.
Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • R+D and Marketing-Licensing
    • Includes Equity
    • Includes Contract

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