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Cardiac Prosthetic Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2009-2015

Axis Research Mind
Published Date » 2013-04-15
No. Of Pages » 546

BRICSS cardiac prosthetic devices market forecasts to reach at US$0.45 billion by 2015 at a CAGR of 10.4% during the analysis period 2009-2015. China accounts for nearly 25% of the global value and India claims less than 20% of the market. In terms of CAGR, China is the fastest growing region while South Korea and Brazil are just behind. Among the product types, mechanical heart valves account more nearly half of the market value while tissue and transcatheter segments add up to the remaining half. According to the CAGR growth forecasts, tissue heart valves and transcatheter segment indicate double digit values, indicative of an improved investment returns in the upcoming years.

Report Focus:

The report ‘Cardiac Prosthetic Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and South Korea), 2009-2015’ reviews the latest trends in cardiac prosthetic devices segment with a perceptive attempt to disclose the near-future growth prospects. An in-depth analysis on a geographic basis provides strategic business intelligence for healthcare sector investments. The study reveals profitable investment strategies for pharmaceutical manufacturers, biotechnology companies, laboratories, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), government organizations and many more in preferred locations. 

The report primarily focuses on:

  • Emerging Market Trends
  • Advancements in the Technological Space
  • Market Demand Of The Segments (By-Region)
  • Key Growth Areas and Market Size
  • Region-Wise Demand Factor
  • Key Competitors Edge
  • Investment Strategies

The report covers the market analysis by product types. The subdivisions are as:

  • Cardiac Prosthetic Devices
  • Mechanical Heart Valves
  • Tissue Heart Valves&
  • Transcatheter Heart Valves

The period considered for the market analysis is 2009-2015. The region wise distribution of the market consists of Emerging Markets Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and South Korea. Incorporating the recession impacts on the industry, the market growth rate in these economies are estimated individually for the upcoming years.

More than 700 leading market players are identified and 95 key companies in cardiac medical devices industry that project improved market activities in the near future are profiled. The report consists of 58 data charts describing the market shares, sales forecasts and growth prospects. Moreover, key strategic activities in the market including mergers/acquisitions, collaborations/partnerships, product launches/developments are discussed.

Estimates are based on online surveys using customized questionnaires by our research team. Besides information from government databases, company websites, press releases & published research reports are also used for estimates. Estimates have incorporated recessionary impact on the cardiac devices industry.
TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. REPORT FOCUS

A. INTRODUCTION
BRADYCARDIA
SENSOR EXPERTISE WILL URGE DEVELOPMENT IN PACEMAKER MARKET
PROGRESS OF RATE-RESPONSIVE PACEMAKERS WITH SEVERAL SENSORS - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

TACHYCARDIA

CARDIOPULMONARY (CPB)
A DEVICE IDENTIFIES PATIENTS RISK

B. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES

C. A REVIEW ON CARDIAC DISEASES
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE STATISTICS
MORTALITY FROM MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES: UNITED STATES 

RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE
RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE STATISTICS

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (CAD) OR CORONARY HEART DISEASE (CHD)
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (CAD) STATISTICS

CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE – STROKE

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD)
PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD) – EPIDEMIOLOGY
PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD) – SCREENING

VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
DIAGNOSIS

HYPERTENSIVE HEART DISEASE

CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (CHF)
INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE
FACTS ABOUT CHF

ARTRIAL FIBRILLATION (AF)
ARTRIAL FIBRILLATION (AF) – EPIDEMIOLOGY

ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE

INFLAMMATORY HEART DISEASE

HEART ATTACK AND ANGINA STATISTICS
STROKE STATISTICS

D. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES - TYPES - MARKET BRIEFING
CHINA
INDIA
BRAZIL
RUSSIA
SOUTH KOREA
SOUTH AFRICA

II. MARKET ANALYSIS
CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – BRICSS – INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT

A. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – SEGMENTATION
CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – GLOBAL
CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – BRICSS

CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – BY TYPE
CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – BRICSS
MECHANICAL HEART VALVES
TISSUE HEART VALVES
TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES

B. GROWTH RATE ANALYSIS
BRICSS CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET GROWTH RATES

CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET – TYPES
GLOBAL CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES TYPES - GROWTH RATES

C. INVESTMENT FOCUS

III. GLOBAL CARDIAC MEDICAL DEVICES INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
FREQUENT OCCURRENCES OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES WITNESS IMPROVEMENTS 
IN MEDICAL DEVICES FOR CARDIOVASCULAR APPLICATIONS
AN ENCOURAGING JAB FOR TORPID PERIODS

A. A REVIEW ON CARDIAC MEDICAL DEVICE TYPES
1. CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT DEVICES
CRM IN EUROPE

CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATORS
RAPID GROWTH IN DEFIBRILLATOR SALES

CARDIAC PACEMAKER DEVICES
STATISTICS ON PACEMAKERS AND IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC DEVICES PRESENTED AT EUROPACE 2009
THE DATA COLLECTION WORK

CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY (CRT)
2. CARDIAC MONITORING AND DIAGNOSTIC DEVICES
THE PROGRESSIVE AND FREQUENT OCCURRENCES OF HEART DISEASES TO ENCOURAGE 
HUGE DEMAND OF DIAGNOSTIC CARDIAC MONITORING SYSTEMS
INCORPORATION OF SYSTEMS WITH EMR TO BOOST EXTENDED GROWTH OF MARKET
THE NORTH AMERICAN CARDIAC MONITORING DEVICES MARKET OVERVIEW 

3. INTERVENTIONAL CARDIAC DEVICES
CORONARY STENTS
EVOLUTION OF STENT TECHNOLOGY ATTRACTS HUGE ATTENTION

CARDIAC CATHETERS
COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS

INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND CATHETERS (IVUS)
GO WITH THE FLOW: FRACTIONAL FLOW RESERVE, THAT IS
ARTERIOTOMY CLOSURE DEVICES

4. PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DEVICES
EMBOLIC PROTECTION DEVICES (EPD)

INFERIOR VENA CAVA (IVC) FILTERS
CONCLUSION

PERIPHERAL GUIDEWIRES

AV ACCESS THROMBECTOMY DEVICES

5. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES

6. ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY CATHETERS (EP)
GROWTH IN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGISTS IN EUROPE
DIAGNOSTIC EP CATHETERS, ABLATION DEVICES SEE STRONG INDUSTRY GROWTH

EP MAPPING
NEW AF ABLATION DEVICES SEEK APPROVAL

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (AF)

SWISS CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICES: A MARKET REVIEW
MARKET CHALLENGES

B. CARDIAC DEVICES: MORTALITY RISKS V/S AGE
DRIVERS IN THE MEDICAL IMPLANT INDUSTRY
SIZE AND WEIGHT
POWER EFFICIENCY
PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
RISK MITIGATION AND RELIABILITY

C. CARDIAC DISEASE: AN ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD) AND ITS EFFECTS ON HEALTH AND ECONOMY
IMPACT OF CVD IN EUROPE
IMPACT ON NEW YORK STATE
ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CVD IN NYS
HEALTH AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HEART DISEASE PREVENTION
IMPACT OF CVD ON ECONOMIC STABILITY

ECONOMIC COST OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
COST OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE TO TRIPLE BY 2030
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IS LARGELY PREVENTABLE

D. INFECTIOUS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES IN AFRICA AND BEYOND

E. RECENT FDA ACTIONS AND APPROVALS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICES SEGMENT
CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICAL DEVICE APPROVALS – IN DETAIL

F. INDUSTRY ACTIVITIES
MERGERS/ACQUISITIONS/AGREEMENTS/PATENTS GRANTS/JOINT VENTURES/ETC……
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES’ REDESIGNED TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVE SAPIEN XT SHOWS IMPROVEMENTS
PATIENT ENROLLMENT BY CARDIAC DIMENSIONS IN TITAN II CLINICAL TRIAL 
PHILIPS LAUNCHES THREE NEW IMAGING SYSTEMS 
IRHYTHM PUBLISHES ZIO® PATCH STUDY RESULTS DEMONSTRATING SUPERIOR ABILITY TO DETECT AF
SUPERSONIC IMAGINE UNVEILS AIXPLORER® ERGONOMICS AND ULTRAFAST™ PLATFORM 
ROYAL PHILIPS HEALTHCARE AND INFRAREDX LAUNCH SOLUTION FOR SEAMLESS INTEGRATION OF TVC IMAGING SYSTEM WITH PHILIPS’ ALLURA XPER SYSTEMS
MERIT MEDICAL RECEIVES CE MARKING FOR EMBOSPHERE(R) 
CARDIONET ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH IMEC AND HOLST CENTRE FOR NEXT GENERATION CARDIAC MONITORING PRODUCTS
INVENTIV HEALTH CLINICAL NAMED “CLINICAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR”
NANO-MATERIALS VITAL IN DEVELOPING TOUGHER ARTIFICIAL HEARTS
VOLCANO INTRODUCES LATEST IPAD TEACHING SOLUTION FOR ITS NEWLY-RELEASED VISIONS® PV .035 DIGITAL IVUS CATHETER
CEDARS-SINAI HEART INSTITUTE STUDY: STEM CELLS AUGMENTS HEART'S NATURAL REPAIR SYSTEMS
WELCH ALLYN TO DISTRIBUTE EARLYSENSE PATIENT MONITORING SYSTEM IN US
JLL PARTNERS SIGNS AGREEMENTS TO ACQUIRE BIOCLINICA AND CORELAB PARTNERS
SANOFI UNVEILS PATH BREAKING TECHNOLOGY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR AND VASCULAR SURGERY PROCEDURES
MEDTRONIC FINISHES SE STENT ACQUIRES CE MARK FOR APPLICATION IN LOWER EXTREMITIES
ANGIOSCORE PRESENTS NEW SIZE OF ANGIOSCULPT PTA SCORING BALLOON CATHETERS
ON-X LIFE TECH INTRODUCES LATEST HEART VALVE REPLACEMENT DEVICE
BIOSENSORS ACQUIRES CE MARK SANCTION FOR BIO-FREEDOM™
MEDTRONIC FINISHES PATIENT ENROLLMENT FOR IN.PACT ADMIRAL DRUG-ELUTING BALLOON STUDY
BIOTRONIK BEGINS MATRIX STUDY FOR IMPROVED DETECTION AND MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
DEFIBETCH’S LIFELINE PRO AND LIFELINE ECG AEDS ACHIEVE FDA CLEARANCE
ABBOTT POSTS LAST-QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR 2012 OUTCOMES
ST JUDE MEDICAL OBTAINS CE MARK FOR AMPLATZER AMULET LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE OCCLUDER 
NCONTACT GETS FDA CLEARANCE FOR EPI-SENSE CARDIAC ABLATION DEVICE WITH EMBEDDED SENSORS
PHILIPS PRESENTS ADVANCED EP NAVIGATOR AT BOSTON AF SYMPOSIUM
ST JUDE MEDICAL GETS CE MARK APPROVAL FOR VIEWFLEX XTRA ICE CATHETER
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC ZERO AF TRIAL TREATS FIRST PATIENT TO EVALUATE BLAZER OPEN-IRRIGATED CATHETERS
DEFIBTECH’S LIFELINE AUTO AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR CLEARED FOR SALE IN THE US
NOVATION OPTS FOR NIHON KOHDEN PERMANENT VITAL SIGNS MONITORING SYSTEM  
ST. JUDE’S REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM ACQUIRES FDA SANCTION
ST. JUDE POSTS PRELIM 4Q RESULTS
AMBIO DISPLAYS REMOTE HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM
MICROSEMI'S LATEST RF MODULES SPEED TIME-TO-MARKET FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE DESIGNERS
ABBOTT’S ABSORB BVS EVALUATED FOR TREATMENT OF CAD AT CHRIST HOSPITAL
ABBOTT INITIATES ABSORB III CLINICAL TRIAL IN THE UNITED STATES
CARDIAC SCIENCE TO DELIVER POWER-HEART G3 AEDS TO CHICAGO METRA
ABBOTT RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR NEXT-GENERATION XIENCE XPEDITION™ DRUG ELUTING STENT SYSTEM
FDA 515I RECLASSIFICATION PANEL ENDORSES CLASS III STATUS FOR TEMPORARY VENTRICULAR SUPPORT DEVICES IN THE NON-ROLLER TYPE CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS BLOOD PUMPS CATEGORY
BIOTRONIK HOME MONITORING® REDUCES INAPPROPRIATE ICD SHOCKS BY 52% - ECOST TRIAL RESULTS 
CARDIACASSIST BEGS FDA’S APPROVAL FOR TANDEMHEART CLINICAL STUDY
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC STARTS CLINICAL TRIAL OF INGEVITY™ PACING LEADS
CARDIOMEMS TO CREATE WIRELESS SENSORS BASED PATIENT-MONITORING DEVICE FOR CARDIAC DISEASES
THORATEC REPORTS APPROVAL FOR HEARTMATE II® IN JAPAN
GE HEALTHCARE’S DISCOVERY IGS 730 SYSTEM, AN INNOVATION FOR HYBRID OPERATING ROOMS
GE’S AUTOMATED FUNCTION IMAGING FOR DAILY CLINICAL USE.
CRYOLIFE RECEIVES EXPANDED INDICATION FOR BIOFOAM IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERIES IN EUROPE
SORIN GROUP ANNOUNCES FIRST PARADYM™ RF IMPLANT AND SMARTVIEW™ REMOTE MONITORING IN NORTH AMERICA
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES FORECASTS STRONG GROWTH IN SALES AND EARNINGS IN 2013
SORIN GROUP INTRODUCES FIRST PARADYM™ RF IMPLANT AND PRIMARY SMARTVIEW™ REMOTE MONITORING STIMULATED PATIENT IN NORTH AMERICA
SORIN GROUP RECEIVES PMDA APPROVAL AND ANNOUNCES COMMERCIAL LAUNCH OF THE MITROFLOW® AORTIC PERICARDIAL HEART VALVE IN JAPAN
SORIN GROUP RECEIVES PMDA APPROVAL FOR THE MITROFLOW®AORTIC PERICARDIAL HEART VALVE IN JAPAN; COMMERCIAL LAUNCH ANNOUNCED. 
VOLCANO CORPORATION INKS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE CRUX BIOMEDICAL
IMPEDANCE CARDIOGRAPHY SET TO REPLACE HUT FOR VASOVAGAL SYNCOPE DIAGNOSIS
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES RECEIVES CHINA’S SFDA APPROVAL FOR PERIMOUNT MITRAL HEART VALVE
GE HEALTHCARE DEVELOPS SOLUTIONS TO ENHANCE THE CT APPLICATIONS
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AND GE HEALTHCARE GET INTO AN AGREEMENT FOR PROTOCOLS TO ENHANCE DISEASE DIAGNOSIS
BIOTRONIK STUDY TO ASSESS INNOVATIVE INTRACARDIAC IMPEDANCE SENSING TECHNOLOGY FOR CRT OPTIMIZATION
MERIT MEDICAL SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE THOMAS MEDICAL PRODUCTS FROM GE HEALTHCARE
AGFA HEALTHCARE SIGNS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH GULF MEDICAL
ST. JUDE MEDICAL ANNOUNCES FIRST PORTICO TRANSCATHETER AORTIC HEART VALVE IMPLANTATION USING TRANSAPICAL DELIVERY SYSTEM
SORIN GROUP ADVANCES IN HIGHLIFE, A EXPANSION-LEVEL COMPANY AIMED FOR PERCUTANEOUS MITRAL VALVE TRANSPLANT SYSTEM
VOLCANO SIGNS DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SYNC-RX LTD
ECARDIO UNVEILS INSTRUCTIONAL PATIENT VIDEO SERIES TO ENHANCE MONITORING EXPERIENCE 
HEARTWARE ACHIEVES FDA APPROVAL FOR HEARTWARE® VENTRICULAR ASSIST SYSTEM AS A BRIDGE TO HEART TRANSPLANTATION FOR PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE HEART FAILURE
ST. JUDE MEDICAL ACHIEVES CE MARK APPROVAL FOR PORTICO TRANSCATHETER AORTIC HEART VALVE
BIOTRONIK’S NEW EVIA HF-T CRT PACEMAKER IMPLANTED IN THE FIRST 34 US PATIENTS
COOK MEDICAL BEGS FDA’S APPROVAL FOR ZILVER PTX
COOK MEDICAL SIGNS CONTRACT WITH NOVATION FOR PERIPHERAL VASCULAR PRODUCTS
COOK MEDICAL BEGS FDA’S MARKETING APPROVAL FOR ZILVER® PTX®
BIOTRONIK UNVEILS 3FLOW ASPIRATION CATHETER FOR IMPROVED THROMBUS ASPIRATION.
SORIN GROUP ACQUIRES NEUROTECH.
HEARTWARE RELEASES THIRD QUARTER 2012 RESULTS
CAL FIRE AND CCGA DEPLOY ZOLL’S NEW VERSION OF POCKETCPR
SORIN GROUP DECLARES U.S INTRODUCTION OF NEW HEART DEVICE FOR SIMULTANEOUS IMPLANTATION OF AN AORTIC TISSUE VALVE AND ASCENDING AORTA
ST. JUDE MEDICAL UNVEILS ITS MEDIGUIDE TECHNOLOGY
LIDCO LAUNCHES LIDCORAPID V2 AT ESICM AND ASA
NIHON KOHDEN TO PURCHASE DEFIBTECH (U.S. COMPANY)
ASAHI KASEI ZOLL A JAPANESE SUBSIDIARY ESTABLISHED BY ZOLL® MEDICAL CORPORATION
C. R. BARD ACQUIRES NEOMEND
K-TUBE TECHNOLOGIES JOINS HAND WITH MER-EUROPE AND MEDICAL METALS
STENTYS RECEIVES IDE APPROVAL FROM THE FDA TO CONDUCT THE FIRST U.S. CLINICAL TRIAL WITH SELF-APPOSING® STENT
RE -REGISTRATION OF MUSTANG® CORONARY STENT SYSTEM SUCCESSFULLY BY SFDA. 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES' TRANSCATHETER VALVE RECEIVES EXPANDED INDICATION FROM FDA
ST. JUDE MEDICAL REVIEW
ENDOLOGIX FINALIZES PATENT LITIGATION WITH COOK MEDICAL
CATHRX SIGNS MANUFACTURE AND SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH GMMI SDN BHD
ZOLL AND GS GMBH CREATE LICENSING AGREEMENT TO INCORPORATE REAL CPR HELP IN CORPULS DEFIBRILLATORS
U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE HAVE AWARDED POSITRON A PATENT FOR SOLID STATE SENSORS.
INNOVATIVE PROCEDURES TO TREAT PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE (PAD)
BIOTRONIK LAUNCHES IMPLANTABLE BIOMONITOR®, WHICH HAS THE HIGHEST PRECISION IN MONITORING ARRHYTHMIAS
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES ACQUIRES BMEYE
VOLCANO LAUNCHES PRIMEWIRE PRESTIGE® PLUS PRESSURE GUIDE WIRE WITH ACUSENSE™ TECHNOLOGY
COOK MEDICAL GAINS HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL FOR ITS ZILVER VENA STENT
VOLCANO RECEIVES CE MARK AND 510(K) CLEARANCE FOR NEW VISIONS® PV .035 DIGITAL IVUS CATHETER
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LAUNCHES PROMUS ELEMENT™ STENT
TERUMO BROADENS LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH BIOSENSORS TO SELL NOBORI® DES SYSTEM INCORPORATING BIOMATRIX™ TECHNOLOGY
MALLINCKRODT ACQUIRES CNS THERAPEUTICS
CARDIAC SCIENCE LAUNCHES WEARABLE BURDICK® 4250 HOLTER RECORDER
COVIDIEN LAUNCHES SONICISION™ CORDLESS ULTRASONIC DISSECTION DEVICE AND IDRIVE™ ULTRA POWERED STAPLING SYSTEM AT ACS
ESTECH RELEASED THE COBRA FUSION™ SYSTEM FOR CARDIAC ABLATION
BIOTRONIK INTRODUCES PULSAR-35 SELF-EXPANDING STENT AND PASSEO-14 PTA BALLOON CATHETER
TASK FORCE® MONITOR DEMONSTRATED AS EFFECTIVE AUTONOMIC BIOMARKER IN CFS PATIENTS
INNOVATION IN INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY: CATHETER RETRIEVAL OF INFECTIVE FLORA AND MOVABLE CLOTS FROM CARDIAC VALVES AND COMPARTMENTS
STENTYS LAUNCHES NEW STENT-DELIVERY SYSTEM TO ALLOW IMPLANTATION IN COMPLEX VESSEL ANATOMIES.
MALLINCKRODT SIGNS DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE CNS THERAPEUTICS
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC OBTAINS BRIDGE-POINT MEDICAL TO BOLSTER INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY BUSINESS
SORIN GROUP ACQUIRES SFDA SANCTION AND DECLARES COMMERCIAL LAUNCH OF REPLY™ AND ESPRIT™ FAMILIES OF PACEMAKERS IN CHINA
FDA SANCTIONS REMOTE CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA MONITOR
VIRTUOSAPH® PLUS ENDOSCOPIC VESSEL HARVESTING SYSTEM FROM TERUMO OFFERS CARDIAC SURGERY TEAM WITH CONTROL, CONSISTENCY AND CONFIDENCE
ENDOLOGIX ACHIEVES CE MARK FOR NELLIX(R) ENDOVASCULAR ANEURYSM SEALING SYSTEM
BOSON BIOTECH COMPLETES CE REGISTRATION OF OVER FORTY PRODUCTS.
POSITRON & JUBILANT DRAXIMAGE APPROVES FOR A STRATEGIC COLLABORATION FOR SR-82/RB-82 GENERATORS.
MILLAR INSTRUMENTS COMPLETES MERGER WITH TELEMETRY RESEARCH.
STEMI ALERT SMARTPHONE APP - A LIFESAVER.
ABBOTT OBTAINS FDA APPROVAL FOR OMNILINK ELITE® VASCULAR BALLOON-EXPANDABLE STENT SYSTEM FOR TREATMENT OF ILIAC ARTERY DISEASE
BIOTRONIK LUMAX 740 DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANTED ON U.S. PATIENT 
STUDY PUBLISHED IN JAMA CORROBORATES BIOMATRIX ™ REDUCES CARDIAC ACTIONS IN ACUTE MI PATIENTS WITH GREATER EFFICIENCY THAN A BARE-METAL STENT
MORTARA INSTRUMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES FDA CLEARANCE OF RSCRIBE 5 ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH SYSTEM WITHIN THE U.S. 
FRESENIUS KABI PROCURES FENWAL HOLDINGS, INC.
SORIN GROUP DECLARES THE ACQUISITION OF CALIFORNIA MEDICAL LABORATORIES 
EDWARDS INTUITY VALVE SYSTEM RECEIVES IDE FROM FDA TO BEGIN TRANSFORM TRIAL IN U.S.
SORIN GROUP ACQUIRES CALIFORNIA MEDICAL LABORATORIES (CALMED) FOR $14 MILLION. 
SIEMENS LAUNCHES ACUSON P300 COMPACT PORTABLE ULTRASOUND SYSTEM.
THORATEC INTRODUCES THORATEC CONNECT™, THE FIRST CLOUD-BASED ADVANCED MCS PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
COVIDIEN ACQUIRES ORIDION SYSTEMS
DSM ACQUIRES KENSEY NASH.
BAYER INTRODUCES MEDRAD MARK 7 ARTERION® INJECTION SYSTEM.
SORIN GROUP AND ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES INTRODUCE A REMOTE MONITORING SOLUTION FOR PATIENTS WITH IMPLANTED CARDIAC DEVICES IN EUROPE
SORIN GROUP AND ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES LAUNCH REMOTE MONITORING SOLUTION FOR PATIENTS WITH IMPLANTED CARDIAC DEVICES IN EUROPE.
ENDOSENSE AND BIOTRONIK ANNOUNCE CE MARK APPROVAL FOR ENDOSENSE’S TACTICATH® QUARTZ FORCE-SENSING ABLATION CATHETER
IDEV TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES SUREPATH™ GUIDEWIRES
AORTECH POLYMERS HAVE A PIVOTAL ROLE IN MAQUET/AVALON LABS CONTRACT
IDEV TECHNOLOGIES COMPLETES ENROLLMENT OF SUPERB CLINICAL TRIAL
AORTECH INTRODUCES ISO CERTIFICATION
BIOSENSE WEBSTER LAUNCHES THERMOCOOL® SF NAV CATHETER WITH CURVE VISUALIZATION
VYGON TO FOCUS ON NEEDLE-FREE VASCULAR ACCESS STANDARDS AT THE WOCOVA 2012
FCC RULE FOR WIRELESS MEDICAL SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES
COOK MEDICAL LAUNCHES ZILVER® PTX® DRUG-ELUTING PERIPHERAL STENT IN AUSTRALIA
K-TUBE TECHNOLOGIES LAUNCHES NEW RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROCESS K-TUBE DISCOVER
MINDRAY MEDICAL RENEWS AGREEMENT WITH HEALTHTRUST PURCHASING GROUP, L.P. TO PROVIDE PATIENT MONITORING EQUIPMENT.
CRYOLIFE ACQUIRES HEMOSPHERE
COVIDIEN ACQUIRES SUPERDIMENSION, LTD.
BIOTRONIK UNVEILS REOCOR EXTERNAL PACEMAKER TO ITS EXTERNAL PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
FDA APPROVES BIOTRONIK’S NEXT GENERATION ICDS AND CRT-DS
PHILIPS LAUNCHES WIRELESS ARRHYTHMIA MONITORING SERVICE.
HEARTBEAT INTERNATIONAL AND BIOTRONIK ALLIANCE AGAINST CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN MEXICO
SORIN GROUP DECLARES FDA SANCTION AND MARKET INTRODUCTION OF PARADYM™ RF ICDS AND CRT-D IMPLANTABLE HEART DEVICES
HEARTWARE COMPLETES ENROLLMENT IN ENDURANCE, THE PIVOTAL DESTINATION THERAPY CLINICAL TRIAL
SPECTOCOR UNVEILS POCKETECGTM, A COMPREHENSIVE MOBILE CARDIAC MONITORING
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES ANNOUNCES CMS COVER FOR TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVE PROCEDURE
COVIDIEN TAKES OVER NEWPORT MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
ASAHI KASEI ACQUIRES ZOLL
BIOTRONIK LAUNCHES THE EVIA HF-T, THE WORLD’S FIRST MRI-APPROVED CRT PACEMAKER
SPECTRANETICS OBTAINS FDA SANCTION FOR ADVANCED GLIDELIGHT TM LASER SHEATH
SOTERA WIRELESS' VISI MOBILE SYSTEM OBTAINS FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE
THORATEC E3XCEEDS 10,000 HEARTMATE II® IMPLANTS GLOBALLY
NEW TRIFECTA HEART VALVE LAUNCHED BY ST. JUDE MEDICAL IN JAPAN
COOK GROUP LAUNCHES COOK GENERAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
ABBOTT AND ST. JUDE MEDICAL FORM “CHOICE ALLIANCE” FOR CARDIOVASCULAR PRODUCTS IN THE UNITED STATES
ITL SIGNS AGREEMENT TO SELL MALAYSIAN DISTRIBUTOR
CARDICA APPLIES CE MARK FOR MICROCUTTER XCHANGE™ 30
REPORTS OF 87% REDUCTION IN CIED IMPLANT INFECTION WITH TYRX AIGISRX® ANTIBACTERIAL ENVELOPE
COVIDIEN SIGNS DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE NEWPORT MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
COVIDIEN SIGNS DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SUPERDIMENSION, LTD.
HELIOS EFFECTIVELY COMPLETES POSSESSION OF DAMP GROUP
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INKS AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE ORPHEUS HIGH-FIDELITY PERFUSION SIMULATOR TECHNOLOGY
COVIDIEN ACHIEVES FDA APPROVAL FOR PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENT SYSTEM
ABBOTT'S STARLIMS BUSINESS ACQUIRES LONGTIME DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS
COOK MEDICAL BEGS PMDA APPROVAL FOR ZILVER® PTX® DRUG-ELUTING PERIPHERAL STENT IN JAPAN
SORIN GROUP LAUNCHES FIRST IMPLANT IN U.S. STUDY OF STENTLESS PERICARDIAL AORTIC VALVE
GREATBATCH ACQUIRES NEURONEXUS
SORIN GROUP DECLARES A FRESH AND FULL FOLDER OF PACING, DEFIBRILLATION AND LEFT VENTRICULAR LEADS
ENDOLOGIX ANNOUNCES ENROLLMENT OF FIRST PATIENT FOR VENTANA(TM) U.S. CLINICAL TRIAL
DIGIRAD RECEIVES CE MARK APPROVAL FOR CARDIUS(R) X-ACT IMAGING SYSTEM
SPECTRANETICS FORTIFIES PERIPHERAL VASCULAR FOLDER WITH AN AFFILIATION TO DISTRIBUTE THE TAPAS™ CATHETER
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS TURNS EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR FOR TIGERPAW® SYSTEM II, LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE DEVICE
POSITRON ACQUISITION OF MANHATTAN ISOTOPE TECHNOLOGY
TERUMO AMERICAS HOLDING ACQUIRES ONSET MEDICAL CORPORATION, A PIONEER IN INNOVATIVE SHEATH TECHNOLOGY CRAFTED FOR MULTIPLE, MINIMALLY INVASIVE CLINICAL APPLICATIONS
COVIDIEN COMPLETES PURCHASE OF BÂRRX MEDICAL, INC.
MORTARA INSTRUMENT, INC. ACQUIRES DOLBY MEDICAL SALES AND SERVICE UK.
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR AND NOVADAQ SIGNED AGREEMENT TO DISTRIBUTE CO2 HEART LASER PRODUCTS
BIOTRONIK SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES TESTING OF BIOTRONIK EHR DATASYNC®, WHICH CONNECTS BIOTRONIK HOME MONITORING® TO ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD SYSTEMS
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC UNVEILS CHARGER™ PTA BALLOON CATHETER.
ABBOTT INITIATES ESPIRIT I, CLINICAL TRIAL TO STUDY DRUG ELUTING BIORESORBABLE THERAPY FOR TREATMENT OF PAD
COVIDIEN ANNOUNCES DECISION TO SPIN-OFF PHARMACEUTICALS BUSINESS
C. R. BARD ACQUIRES LUTONIX
FDA APPROVES BERLIN HEART‘S EXCOR® PEDIATRIC VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE (VAD).
ATTRIUS SYSTEMS RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR THE INFINION™ 16 PERCUTANEOUS LEAD FOR PRECISION PLUS™ SCS SYSTEM.
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-LEADING INCEPTA™ AND ENERGEN™ ICD AND CRT-D DEVICES WITH EXTENDED WARRANTIES
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR INCEPTA™, ENERGEN™ AND PUNCTUA™, THE NEW CRT-DS AND ICDS TO TREAT HEART FAILURE AND SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH
BIOTRONIK INTRODUCES THE FIRST EVER IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATORS ELIGIBLE FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
FDA APPROVAL FOR PROMUS ELEMENT™ PLUS PLATINUM CHROMIUM STENT SYSTEM
COVIDIEN ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE BÂRRX MEDICAL, INC.
SECURITY AND EFFICIENCY: PACLITAXEL-ELUTING BALLOON SEQUENT® PLEASE DISPLAYS POSITIVE OUTCOME IN LARGEST REAL WORLD INTERNATIONAL REGISTRY
ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS LAUNCHES HEARTSTART FR3 IN US
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS SIGNS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH ESTECH FOR CABG PRODUCTS IN THE US
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS TO SUPPLY ESTECH CABG PRODUCTS IN THE US
MEDTRONIC SEEKS FDA’S APPROVAL FOR ITS DRUG-ELUTING STENT (DES), RESOLUTE
BIOTRONIK PRESENTS NEW ECONOMIC MODEL
MEDTRONIC STARTS COREVALVE® SYSTEM’S TRAIL IN JAPAN
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES RECEIVES THE US FDA APPROVAL FOR FIRST CATHETER-BASED AORTIC HEART VALVE
ABBOTT OBTAINS U.S. FDA APPROVAL FOR NEXT-GENERATION XIENCE PRIME™ DRUG ELUTING STENT
GETINGE ACQUIRES US-BASED ATRIUM MEDICAL INC
MEDTRONIC GAINS FDA’S APPROVAL FOR ASSURANT
MEDTRONIC FILES MODULAR PRE-MARKET APPROVAL APPLICATION FOR PHASED RF ABLATION SYSTEM TO TREAT PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
COVIDIEN UNVEILS THE V-LOC PBT WOUND CLOSURE DEVICE
ST. JUDE MEDICAL RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR ILUMIEN™, THE FIRST AND ONLY COMBINED FFR AND OCT SYSTEM
C. R. BARD TO ACQUIRE MEDIVANCE
MULTIFOLD SECURITY: B. BRAUN MEDICAL INC. BROADCASTS INTROCAN SAFETY® 3 CLOSED IV CATHETER
SYNCARDIA SYSTEMS BECAME ‘ARIZONA BIOSCIENCE COMPANY OF THE YEAR’
MEDTRONIC LAUNCHES NEXT-GENERATION CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICES IN JAPAN
CRYOLIFE PROVIDES UPDATE ON INVESTMENT IN VALVEXCHANGE®, INC.
SORIN GROUP INTRODUCES SONR® SENSOR BASED CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM
SORIN GROUP LAUNCHES SONR® CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY (CRT) OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM.
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC STARTS CLINICAL TRIAL ENROLLMENT FOR OMEGA™ PLATINUM CHROMIUM STENT SYSTEM
GETINGE GROUP ACQUIRES ATRIUM MEDICAL FOR $680 MILLION.
ST. JUDE MEDICAL UNVEILS SMALLER QUADRIPOLAR PACING SYSTEM IN EUROPE.
INSIGHT AGENTS GMBH RENAMED AGFA HEALTHCARE IMAGING AGENTS
AESCULAP, INC. PURCHASES ARAGON SURGICAL, INC.
BD UNVEILS BD INSYTE™ AUTOGUARD™ BC WITH BLOOD CONTROL TECHNOLOGY
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR RECEIVES FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE AND CE MARK FOR ITS NEW SENSATION PLUS™ 50CC 8 FR. INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON CATHETER
BIOTRONIK ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF CLINICAL STUDY IN BIOLUX P-I FOR PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE
COOK MEDICAL SEEKS FDA’S APPROVAL FOR ITS ZILVER® PTX® DRUG-ELUTING STENT
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RELEASES COYOTE™ BALLOON CATHETER
COOK MEDICAL LAUNCHES ZILVER VENA VENOUS SELF-EXPANDING STENT IN EUROPE
AGFA HEALTHCARE SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE WPD
CENTURY MEDICAL TO DISTRIBUTE CARDICA’S MICROCUTTER PRODUCT LINE IN JAPAN
PATHWAY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRED BY MEDRAD, INC.
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL FOR WALLFLEX® BILIARY RX STENT
FIRST U.S. IMPLANT OF ENDOLOGIX AFX ENDOVASCULAR AAA SYSTEM
THORATEC ACQUIRES MEDICAL BUSINESS OF LEVITRONIX
THORATEC REPORTS ACQUISITION OF MEDICAL BUSINESS OF LEVITRONIX
VICOR TECHNOLOGIES REPORTS AGREEMENT WITH ZOLL MEDICAL CORPORATION
BIOTRONIK COMPLETES BIOFLEX-I IDE CLINICAL TRIAL
ZOLL GRANTS EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS TO ASAHI KASEI TO DISTRIBUTE AED PLUS IN JAPAN
TRANSONIC SYSTEMS AND SCISENSE ANNOUNCE MERGER.
SAHAJANAND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES ACHIEVES CE APPROVAL FOR SUPRALIMUS® AND SUPRALIMUS-CORE®
ENDOLOGIX RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR AFX ENDOVASCULAR AAA SYSTEM
MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER’S PATIENT WITH ARTIFICIAL HEART GOT HEART TRANSPLANT
PULSION BECOMES PULSION MEDICAL SYSTEMS SE.
SUNSHINE HEART FULFILS FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR FULLY-IMPLANTABLE C-PULSE® HEART ASSIST SYSTEM
SPECTRANETICS LAUNCHES FOREMOST ADVANCED SYSTEM FOR SIMULATION OF PERIPHERAL VASCULAR ARTERIAL OCCLUSIONS
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL AND LAUNCHES PROMUS® 2.25 MM EVEROLIMUS-ELUTING CORONARY STENT SYSTEM IN THE U.S.
ABBOTT GETS U.S. FDA APPROVAL FOR XIENCE NANO™ DRUG ELUTING STENT
CRYOLIFE COMPLETELY ACQUIRES CARDIOGENESIS
MEDRAD, INC. ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN APPROVAL AND LAUNCH OF THE COTAVANCE™ DRUG ELUTING BALLOON WITH PACCOCATH® TECHNOLOGY.
MAQUET RECEIVES CE MARK FOR MEGA® FAMILY OF INTRA-AORTIC CATHETERS
TERUMO AMERICAS HOLDING, INC. CONCURS TO ACQUIRE HARVEST TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, A PIONEER IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF POINT-OF-CARE CELLULAR THERAPY
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH AND FIRST IMPLANTS OF ENERGEN™ AND PUNCTUA™
ADVANSOURCE BIOMATERIALS ENTERS INTO MULTI-YEAR SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH AN INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS DEVICES COMPANY
SORIN GROUP ACQUIRES CE MARK SANCTION FOR PARADYM™ RF ICDS AND CRT-D
PARADYM™ RF ICDS AND CRT-D RECEIVES CE MARK APPROVAL
SORIN INRODUCES THE VASCUCLEAR™ ENDOSCOPIC VESSEL HARVESTING SYSTEM
EUROPEAN CE MARK CONSENT FOR ACCENT MRI (TM) PACEMAKER.
EXCOR® PEDIATRIC HDE APPLICATION IS OFFICIALLY UNDER REVIEW.
SORIN GROUP UNVEILS U.S. INTRODUCTION OF XTRA® AUTOTRANSFUSION SYSTEM
STEREO-TAXIS UNVEILS LATEST ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PLATFORM: EPOCH (TM)
BIOTRONIK ANNOUNCES US MARKET RELEASE OF SELECTRA, AN ADVANCED CRT LEAD DELIVERY SYSTEM
CRYOLIFE UNVEILS BIOGLUE(R) SURGICAL ADHESIVE IN JAPAN
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC ANNOUNCES FDA APPROVAL AND U.S. LAUNCH OF ION™ PLATINUM CHROMIUM STENT SYSTEM
VICOR TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES FDA CLEARANCE OF 510(K) FOR ITS PD2I® NONLINEAR ALGORITHM AND SOFTWARE TO BE EMPLOYED IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE TESTING
NIHON KOHDEN LAUNCHES SALES SUBSIDIARY IN INDIA
HEARTWARE PRESENTS UPDATED DATA OF BTT CLINICAL TRIAL AND CONTINUED ACCESS PATIENTS
MEDTRONIC TO MERGE ITS U.S. CARDIAC AND VASCULAR GROUP SALES FUNCTIONS INTO A SINGLE ORGANIZATION
SPECTRANETICS DECLARES SANCTION OF LLD IN JAPAN
FDA APPROVED NEW BI-DIRECTIONAL ABLATION CATHETERS
MORTARA INSTRUMENT ACQUIRES TIBA MEDICAL’S BLOOD PRESSURE ASSETS.
AMERINET MEMBERS BENEFIT GREATLY AS MORTARA INSTRUMENT SIGNS CONTRACT WITH AMERINET.
HEARTWARE RECEIVES AUSTRALIA’S THERAPEUTIC GOODS ADMINISTRATION (TGA) APPROVAL
MEDTRONIC BEGS FDA APPROVAL FOR CONSULTA® AND SYNCRA™ CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY-PACEMAKER (CRT-P) SYSTEMS
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS ENTERS AGREEMENT ON TERMS OF CONSENT DECREE WITH FDA AS REGARDS QUALITY SYSTEM ADVANCEMENTS
POSITRON UNVEILS AUTOMATED RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEM.
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES ACQUIRES EMBRELLA CARDIOVASCULAR, INC.
CARDICA GAINS EUROPEAN CE MARK FOR INITIAL MICROCUTTER(TM) SURGICAL CUTTING AND STAPLING DEVICE
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF ATRITECH
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC UNVEILS PROMUS® ELEMENT™ AND TAXUS® ELEMENT™ STENT SYSTEMS IN INDIA
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR UNVEILS VASOVIEW 6 PRO ENDOSCOPIC VESSEL HARVESTING SYSTEM IN THE US
AEROTEL TO LAUNCH MOBILE MEDICARE AND TELEMEDICINE APPLICATIONS AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2011
SORIN GROUP ACQUIRES CE MARK SANCTION FOR THE INNOVATIVE SELF-ANCHORING AORTIC HEART VALVE, PERCEVAL™ S.
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR INTRODUCES NEW ACROBAT-I STABILIZER AND POSITIONER SYSTEM FOR OPCAB PROCEDURES IN CABG SURGERY
HEARTWARE RECEIVES THIRD ALLOTMENT OF 94 PATIENTS FROM FDA UNDER CAP FOR BRIDGE-TO-TRANSPLANT CLINICAL TRIAL
SPECTRANETICS OBTAINS FDA APPROVAL FOR SPOT CHANGE RELATED TO MANUFACTURING OF CVX-300(R) LASER SYSTEM
COVIDIEN LAUNCHES PURITAN BENNETT(TM) 520 PORTABLE VENTILATOR IN EUROPE
VIEWMATE Z INTRACARDIAC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM AND VIEWFLEX PLUS ICE CATHETER INTRODUCED BY ST. JUDE MEDICAL.
CE MARK APPROVAL RECEIVED BY ABBOTT FOR WORLD'S FIRST DRUG ELUTING BIORESORBABLE VASCULAR SCAFFOLD
STEREO TAXIS REPORTS DEVELOPMENT OF CATHETER STRATEGIC AFFILIATION
CONFORMITE EUROPEENE (CE) MARK FOR ERGO(TM) SOLID-STATE, GENERAL IMAGING NUCLEAR MEDICINE CAMERA
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC ACQUIRES SADRA MEDICAL
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SELLS NEUROVASCULAR BUSINESS TO STRYKER CORPORATION
OPTO CIRCUITS PURCHASES ROUGHLY 76% OF CARDIAC SCIENCE'S SHARES
ENDOLOGIX ACQUIRES NELLIX
ESTECH COMPLETES $8.5 MILLION IN EQUITY FINANCING TO BUILD MINIMALLY INVASIVE 
SURGICAL CATHETER BUSINESS
THE EDWARDS LIFE SCIENCES FUND HELPS NOT LESS THAN 150 ASSOCIATIONS IN THIS YEAR
NEW EDWARDS CRITICAL CARE TECHNOLOGIES SUSTAINS EXPERIMENTAL DECISION-MAKING
ESOPHAGEAL STENT ADVANCES FOR CANCER CARE AND PATIENT COMFORT
COOK MEDICAL'S A.R.T. PRODUCTS ARE FOREMOST IN TECHNOLOGY WHEN COMPARED TO LAB STDN.
ENDOLOGIX DECLARES FOREMOST CLINICAL IMPLANT
ATRIUM ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF PATIENT ENROLLMENT FOR THE ICARUS COVERED STENT TRIAL 
FOR PAD PATIENTS WHO SUFFER ACUTE OR CHRONIC LEG PAIN
AHA SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS SUPPORTS RESUSCITATION SOLUTION
BOSTON BUSINESS TO STRYKER
ENDOLOGIX OBTAINS NELLIX --ESSEX WOODLANDS HEALTH BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
TO INVEST $15 MILLION
HEART PUMP BRINGS BACK OPTIMISM FOR TRANSPLANTED ONES
VICOR TECHNOLOGIES OFFERED US PATENT TO ITS STATE-DEPENDENT DRUG DEVELOPMENT
CARDIAC SCIENCE ACQUIRED BY OPTO CIRCUITS
ATRIUM RECOGNIZED BY NEW HAMPSHIRE BIO/MEDICAL COUNCIL
OPTO CIRCUITS IS ALL SET TO ACQUIRE CARDIAC SCIENCE
SUNSHINE HEART DECLARES IDE APPROVAL FOR C-PLUSE
EUROPEAN APPROVAL FOR TRIVASCULAR'S STENT GRAFT
CRT DENOTATION, FOR HEART PATIENTS, ELABORATED BY FDA
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC HEART DEVICES GETS FDA APPROVAL
PROVEN EXCELLENCE GIVES WINNING STRATEGY
MILESTONE ACCOMPLISHED WITH THE COMPLETION OF EXCOR PEDIATRIC IDE TRIAL ENROLMENT
PHILIPS CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS CLINICAL INFORMATICS PORTFOLIO WITH THE ACQUISITION 
OF CDP BUSINESS IN ISRAEL
PHILIPS INTRODUCES NEWLY ENHANCED CARDIAC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM
NOVATION AWARDS MORTARA INSTRUMENT 3-YEAR CONTRACT FOR RESTING ECG, STRESS TESTING, 
AND HOLTER PRODUCTS.
SIEMENS WINS 32 MILLION EURO CONTRACT FOR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY IN SPAIN.
FDA APPROVED POWERFIT AORTIC EXTENSIONS
CARDIAC SCIENCE CORPORATION AND TEWKSBURY TIE-UP
SPECTRANETICS APPROVAL OF COMPENSATION FOR LASER-ASSISTED LEAD EXTRACTION
MEDRAD® INTEGO™ CLEARED BY FDA
GE HEALTHCARE EYES $1BN SALES FROM SOUTH ASIA IN 5YRS
ARRHYTHMIA RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY ACQUIRES RMDDX
THE TOP TEN PRODUCTS ARE MADE AT US
RADIOLOGY, CARDIOLOGY AND SURGERY NOW RECEIVES NOVEL MOBILE DIGITAL SYSTEM
NOVOZYMES SIGNS ALBUCULT SUPPLY AGREEMENT FOR USE IN MEDICAL DEVICES
IDEV TECHNOLOGIES’S ACCORD WITH TRIREME MEDICAL’S
BIOTRONIK SE AND CO. KG “EARNED” THE CARDIOSTIM INNOVATION AWARD
CE MARK FOR CORMATRIX ECM FOR CARDIAC TISSUE REPAIR
PROMRI PACING SYSTEM PORTFOLIO RELEASED BY BIOTRONIK
FDA CLEARANCE FOR ATRICUREATRICLIP SYSTEM
CONDITIONAL FDA APPROVAL FOR HEARTWARE VENTRICULAR ASSIST SYSTEM
FDA CLEARANCE FOR CRYOLIFECRYOVALVE SG PULMONARY HEART VALVE
ATRIUM HONORED BY PREMIER HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE FOR EXCEEDING PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
BD CRITICAL CARE SYSTEMS TO BE ACQUIRED BY ARGON MEDICAL DEVICES
SORIN GROUP TAKES OVER GISH BIOMEDICAL
INTERVENTIONAL CONFIGURATION TO ASSIST IN STROKE ASSESSMENT BY PHILIPS
NEW HYBRID ECG CORE LAB FOR PHASE I CLINICS INTRODUCED BY CELERION
COVIDIEN SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE EV3
TRYTON POSITIVE DATA PRESENTED IN SYMPOSIUM AT EUROPCR
LIGHTLAB ACCEPTANCE OF C7-XR OCT IMAGING SYSTEM IN EUROPCR
CARDIAQ VALVE TECHNOLOGIES ("CVT") VIVO TRANSCATHETER TO DISCLOSE DATA DURING "EUROPCR”
PLC MEDICAL SYSTEMS (PLC) TO DEMONSTRATE RENALGUARD(R) AT EUROPCR
CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICES FROM MEDTRONIC AT EUROPCR
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (ABT) TO PRESENT DATA ON CARDIOLOGY AT EUROPCR
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (BSX) ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR EUROPCR
TERUMO ASSESSESE MISAGO SELF-EXPANDING STENT SYSTEM IN JAPAN AND THE US
FIRST ADVANCED SYSTEM FOR SIMULATION OF LASER ASSISTED LEAD EXTRACTIONS 
LAUNCHED BY SPECTRANETICS
ELDERLY PATIENTS ON HIGHER RISK AFTER IMPLANTATION OF CARDIAC DEVICES
HEARTWARE, CLAIM’S TO SAVE LIFE OF 13 YRS OLD, BRITISH BOY
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RECOMMENCES CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATORS
USCOM, GOT APPROVAL FROM CANADIAN REGULATORY
TELEFLEX MEDICAL BRINGS IN ENDOTRACHEAL TUBE
TOPSPIN TO OBTAIN BARNEV
MONEBO TECHNOLOGIES UNITES THE CARDIAC SAFETY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
SYSTOE SET IN MOTION BY APC
DEVELOPMENT OF SURGICAL ROBOT FOR CARDICA’S C-PORT(R) FLEX-A(R) ANASTOMOSIS SYSTEM

G. MARKET TRENDS
GLP PRE-MEDICAL STUDIES EXHIBIT NCONTACT ABLATION LESIONS ARE COMPREHENSIVE AND TRANSMURAL
MODERNIZATIONS IN INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY: TECHNOLOGY, FINANCES AND POLITICAL POLICIES
B. BRAUN'S INTROCAN SAFETY® 3 CLOSED IV CATHETER IS PRESENTED WITH TOP INNOVATION AWARD
MID SECURES FIRST TRANCHE OF $5 MILLION SERIES B FINANCING
RESEARCH REVEALS THAT HUMAN HEARTS PRODUCES NEW CELLS AFTER BIRTH
A NEW TYPE OF NERVE CELL IDENTIFIED IN THE BRAIN
ROCHE TO ADVANCE 240 MILLION SWISS FRANCS IN DIAGNOSTICS PRODUCTION IN GERMANY
SORIN GROUP ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN HIGHLIFE
FIRST 34 U.S. PATIENTS IMPLANTED WITH BIOTRONIK’S NEW EVIA HF-T PACEMAKER
AORTECH LNTERNATIONAL PLC CLAIMS MATERIAL BREACH OF CONTRACT BY DIVISION OF ST. JUDE MEDICAL
SPECTRANETICS LAUNCHES U.S COMMENCEMENT OF THE TAPAS(TM) CATHETER AND PRECLINICAL ANIMAL DATA ON DRUG UPTAKE IN PERIPHERAL VESSELS
USCOM MAKES PRESENTATIONS AT WORLD HYPERTENSION CONGRESS
MORTARA INSTRUMENT, INC. LAUNCHES “BUILT WITH PRIDE IN MILWAUKEE” CAMPAIGN
MALLINCKRODT JOINS PARTNERSHIP AT DRUGFREE.ORG TO INTRODUCE MEDICINE ABUSE PROJECT
DRUG-ELUTING STENTS ARE SECURE
CARDIAC SCIENCE BEGS TOP RANKING MD BUYLINE'S USER SATISFACTION SURVEY
ARTIFICIAL HEART SUCCESSFULLY IMPLANTED IN A BABY IN JAPAN FOR THE FIRST TIME
ARTERIAL REMODELING TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES FIRST HUMAN USE OF ITS NEXT-GENERATION BIORESORBABLE STENT
ATRIUM MEDICAL CORPORATION RECEIVES PREMIER PERFORMANCE AWARD FOR OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE
BAYER HEALTHCARE DISCLOSES ADVANCES IN CT CONTRAST DOSE MANAGEMENT™ SOLUTIONS
HRS: REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING TO MINIMIZE UNPLANNED ED ADMINS
FUTURE HOME HEALTH CARE EQUIPMENT TREND- TECHNOLOGY OUTLOOK
FORTUNE MAGAZINE NAMED ST. JUDE MEDICAL AS THE “MOST ADMIRED COMPANY”
BIOTRONIK OPENS NEW ASIA PACIFIC HEADQUARTERS IN SINGAPORE
COOK MEDICAL TO INVEST €16.5M IN IRISH MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY MARKET
MAJOR EVENTS IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICAL DEVICE SPACE
MEDICAL IMAGING EQUIPMENT OF SIEMENS HEALTHCARE WINS LARGEST ORDER IN LATIN AMERICA
NEGATIVE TRENDS IN INNOVATION IN INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY DESPITE DECREASES IN CVD MORTALITY—INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGISTS EXPRESS ANGUISH
FIRST IMPLANT OF BOSTON SCIENTIFIC'S WATCHMAN® DEVICE IN PATIENTS IN LATIN AMERICA
STUDY REVEALS THAT BAYER HEALTHCARE’S COTAVANCE® DRUG ELUTING BALLOONS WITH PACCOCATH® TECHNOLOGY REDUCED TARGET LESION REVASCULARIZATION (TLR) RATES BY 59% IN PAD PATIENTS COMPARED TO THOSE TREATED WITH UNCOATED BALLOONS
USCOM PRESENTED NEW HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT STUDY AT WORLD HYPERTENSION CONGRESS
SAHAJANAND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES AWARDED MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2011
TERUMO CORPORATION, A WELL KNOWN PIONEER IN MEDICAL DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, CELEBRATES 90TH ANNIVERSARY
CARDICA ACHIEVES LANDMARK UNDER DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH CENTURY MEDICAL
SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE CARDIOVASCULAR CARE AT THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY (ESC)
EXCOR® PEDIATRIC VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE RECOMMENDED BY FDA ADVISORY PANEL FOR USE IN THE UNITED STATES.
ZOLL NOMINATED TO GLOBE 100 AGAIN
USCOM ENTERS EUROPEAN MARKETS
POSITIVE GROWTH AND OUTLOOK FOR BIOTRONIK IN USA AND OTHER MARKETS
USCOM SECURES STRONG PRESENCE IN US AND CANADA
CARDIOMEMS AMONG THE TOP 10 INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
COVIDIEN INTRODUCES NEW GLOBAL PACKAGING
STENTYS’S DRUG-ELUTING STENT RECEIVES MORE REIMBURSEMENT IN GERMANY
SORIN GROUP INTRODUCES THE ACHIEVEMENT OF A KEY MILESTONE IN AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT
CARDIOMEMS RECEIVES GEORGIA BIO (GABIO) 2011 DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD
USCOM EYES EASTERN EUROPEAN MARKET
VCU SUCCESSFULLY TRANSPLANTED 900TH TOTAL ARTIFICIAL HEART
INNOVATIVE TRENDS IN RECENT MEDICAL DEVICES
INFECTIONS FROM IMPLANTED CARDIAC DEVICES
TYRX REACHES MILESTONE IN AIGISRX IMPLANTATION
HEART TRANSPLANTS SUBSTITUTED BY A PUMP
DEVICES FOR TREATMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATIONS (AF)
REMOTE MONITORING OF HEART FAILURE PATIENTS
EFFECTS OF REMOTE MONITORING OF IMPLANTED DEVICES
OAKWOOD HOSPITAL AND WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY WORKING ON HEART IMPLANTATION
IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC MONITOR WITH HELPFUL APPROACH
OVER-THE-COUNTER APPARATUS
BOSTON SCIENTIFICS’ IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR
CARDIAC SCIENCE’S NEW CARDIAC TREATMENT
THE ONLY SYNCHRONIZED SURGICAL AND CATHETER BASED ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
CARDIAC SCIENCE CORPORATION WITH CARDIAC DISEASES HEALING METHOD
LOCAL MEDICARE’S COVERAGE FOR HYPERTENSION WITH BIOZ(R) ICG TECHNOLOGY
A NEW STANDARD IN CARDIAC SPECT RECONSTRUCTION
A REVOLUTIONIZED ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (EP) FOR CARDIAC
LIDCO PRODUCTS ACCEPTED IN SOUTH KOREA
INVENTION OF BI-DIRECTIONAL CARDIAC CATHETER FOR IRREGULAR HEART RHYTHMS
BEST AND LATEST SELF-TEACHING HEART SOUNDS
REPLACING VALVE WITHOUT CARDIAC SUPPORT
U.S. FDA GRANTS THE NAVISTAR® THERMOCOOL CATHETER FOR RAPID HEART BEAT
AN FDA US APPROVED TREATMENT FOR CLOGGED NECK ARTERIES
NEW-FANGLED SPECIALTY CATHETER BY ABBOTT AT THE USA
MEDICAL IMPLANT MARKETS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF TECHNICAL TRENDS

H. INDUSTRY LEADERS
MEDTRONIC, INC.
ABBOTT VASCULAR DEVICES 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
CARDIAC SCIENCE CORPORATION
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC.
SORIN GROUP USA, INC.
ST. JUDE MEDICAL
TERUMO HEART, INC.
ZOLL MEDICAL CORPORATION
3M HEALTHCARE
BECTON, DICKINSON & CO.
F.HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE LTD.
GE HEALTHCARE
PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS
SMITH & NEPHEW PLC
NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
INDRAPRASTHA APOLLO HOSPITAL
ASIAN HEART INSTITUTE
USCOME LIMITED
VENTRACOR LIMITED
HEARTWARE LTD.
AEROTEL MEDICAL SYSTEMS, LTD.

I. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – A LOOK A HEAD..!!

J. KEY COMPANY PROFILES
NORTH AMERICA
EUROPE
ASIA-PACIFIC
REST OF WORLD

IV. INDUSTRY COMPANY DATABASE

V. APPENDIX
A. RESEARCH FOCUS
B. ABOUT AXIS RESEARCH MIND
C. DISCLAIMER
D. FEEDBACK

List of Tables

LIST OF TABLES/CHARTS

I. REPORT FOCUS
D. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES - TYPES - MARKET BRIEFING
CHINA
1. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES FOR CHINA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
2. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES - % OF CHINESE MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)

INDIA
3. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES FOR INDIA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
4. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES - % OF INDIAN MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)

BRAZIL
5. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES FOR BRAZIL - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
6. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES - % OF BRAZILIAN MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)

RUSSIA
7. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES FOR RUSSIA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
8. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES - % OF RUSSIA MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)

SOUTH KOREA
9. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES FOR SOUTH KOREA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
10. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES - % OF SOUTH KOREAN MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)

SOUTH AFRICA
11. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES FOR SOUTH AFRICA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
12. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES - % OF SOUTH AFRICA MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)

II. MARKET ANALYSIS
13. BRICSS CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES - SEGMENTATION BY TYPES

CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – GLOBAL
14. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)

CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – BRICSS
15. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - BRICSS CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
16. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - BRICSS CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR CHINA, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, SOUTH KOREA AND SOUTH AFRICA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
17. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - % OF CHINA, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, SOUTH KOREA AND SOUTH AFRICA MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)

CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES – BY TYPE
18. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES FOR BRICSS CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
19. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES - % OF BRICSS MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)
20. MECHANICAL HEART VALVES MARKET - BRICSS CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR CHINA, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, SOUTH KOREA AND SOUTH AFRICA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
21. MECHANICAL HEART VALVES MARKET - % OF CHINA, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, SOUTH KOREA AND SOUTH AFRICA MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)
22. TISSUE HEART VALVES MARKET - BRICSS CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR CHINA, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, SOUTH KOREA AND SOUTH AFRICA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
23. TISSUE HEART VALVES MARKET - % OF CHINA, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, SOUTH KOREA AND SOUTH AFRICA MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)
24. TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES MARKET - BRICSS CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR CHINA, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, SOUTH KOREA AND SOUTH AFRICA - (2009-2015, IN USD$ MILLION)
25. TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES MARKET - % OF CHINA, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, SOUTH KOREA AND SOUTH AFRICA MARKET VALUE - (2012 - 2015)

B. GROWTH RATE ANALYSIS
BRICSS CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET GROWTH RATES
26. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES MARKET - BRICSS - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS - (2012-2015)
27. CARDIAC PROSTHETIC DEVICES TYPES - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS FOR MECHANICAL HEART VALVES, TISSUE HEART VALVES AND TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES - (2012-2015)

III. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
28. ESTIMATED DIRECT AND INDIRECT COSTS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - (2008 -2009 - 2010, IN USD BILLION)
29. PROJECTIONS OF CRUDE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVALENCE - (% - 2010-2030)
30. PROJECTED DIRECT MEDICAL COSTS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE - ($USD BILLION, 2010-2030)
31. LIST OF APPROVALS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICAL DEVICES IN 2012
32. LIST OF APPROVALS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICAL DEVICES IN 2011
33. WORLDWIDE KEY PLAYERS INTO CARDIAC MEDICAL DEVICES INDUSTRY THAT PROJECT IMPROVED MARKET ACTIVITIES IN THE NEAR FUTURE

CARDIAC DEVICES MARKETED AND PIPELINE PRODUCTS
34. COVERAGE OF CARDIAC DEVICES MARKETED AND PIPELINE PRODUCTS
35. CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS DRUG TREATMENT PRODUCT LAUNCHES WITH GENERIC NAME
36. CIRCADIAN RHYTHM SLEEP DISORDERS DRUG TREATMENT PRODUCT LAUNCHES WITH GENERIC NAME
37. PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD) DRUG TREATMENT PRODUCT LAUNCHES WITH GENERIC NAME
38. TOP 5 PRODUCTS OF CARDIAC THERAPY MARKETED BY THERAPY AREA IN 2011
39. TOP 5 PRODUCTS OF CEREBRAL & PERIPHERAL VASOTHERAPEUTICS MARKETED BY THERAPY AREA IN 2011
40. TOP 5 PRODUCTS OF MUSCLE RELAXANT, PERIPHERAL MARKETED BY THERAPY AREA IN 2011

FINANCIAL INFORMATION OF KEY COMPANIES
41. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC MARKET SHARE AND PRICE FOR CARDIAC DIVISION
42. MEDTRONICS: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
43. ST.JUDE MEDICAL, INC: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ THOUSAND)
44. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
45. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION: BREAKDOWN OF NET REVENUES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
46. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT FOR UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL - (2012-2011, IN USD$ MILLION)
47. SORIN GROUP: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2011-2010, IN MILLION EUROS)
48. SORIN GROUP: BREAKDOWN OF NET REVENUES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION - (2011-2010, IN MILLION EUROS)
49. ABBOTT LABORATORIES (ABBOTT): BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
50. JOHNSON & JOHNSON: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
51. C.R. BARD, INC: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
52. EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
53. EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES: BREAKDOWN OF NET REVENUES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
54. ZOLL MEDICAL: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES FOR HOSPITAL MARKET - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ THOUSAND)
55. THORATEC: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ THOUSAND)
56. F.HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE LTD: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES FOR DIAGNOSTICS DIVISION - (2012-2011, IN MILLION OF CHF)
57. GE HEALTHCARE: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES FOR HEALTHCARE - (2012-2011-2010, IN USD$ MILLION)
58. PHILIPS HEALTHCARE: BREAKDOWN OF NET SALES FOR HEALTHCARE - (2012-2011-2010, IN MILLION EUROS)
KEY COMPANY PROFILES
NORTH AMERICA
CARDIONET, INC.
BIOHEART, INC.
ASAHI INTECC CO., LTD.
ARBOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
ANGIODYNAMICS, INC.
ACCELLENT, INC.
ABLATION FRONTIERS, INC.
MEDTRONIC, INC.
ABBOTT VASCULAR DEVICES
ABIOMED, INC.
ADVANSOURCE BIOMATERIALS CORPORATION
AGA MEDICAL CORPORATION
ATRICURE, INC.
ATRIUM MEDICAL CORPORATION
ATS MEDICAL, INC.
BIOPHAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
CARDIAC SCIENCE CORPORATION
CARDIACASSIST, INC.
CARDICA, INC.
CARDIOMEMS, INC.
COOK GROUP INCORPORATED
CORDIS CORPORATION
CRYOLIFE INC.
MAQUET GMBH & CO. KG
DIGIRAD CORPORATION
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES, LLC.
ENDOLOGIX INCORPORATED
ESTECH
GREATBATCH, INC.
IDEV TECHNOLOGIES
ISSYS SENSING SYSTEMS, INC
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
KENSEY NASH CORPORATION 
MEDRAD, INC.
MILLAR INSTRUMENTS, INC.
MONEBO TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
MORTARA INSTRUMENT, INC.
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC.
SONOSITE, INC.
SORIN GROUP USA, INC.
ST. JUDE MEDICAL
STEREOTAXIS, INC.
TELEFLEX, INC.
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS CORPORATION
TERUMO HEART, INC.
THORATEC CORPORATION 
VICOR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
VOLCANO CORPORATION
ZOLL MEDICAL CORPORATION
3M HEALTHCARE
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.
BECTON, DICKINSON & CO.
NOVADAQ TECHNOLOGIES INC.
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
THERMEDICS, INC.
LEVITRONIX, LLC
C. R. BARD, INC.
ANGIOTECH PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
CARDIOCOMM SOLUTIONS, INC.

EUROPE
BERLIN HEART GMBH
BIOTRONIK GMBH & CO. KG.
DRÄGER MEDICAL AG & CO. KG
F.HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE LTD.
SPECTRANETICS INTERNATIONAL B.V.
AORTECH INTERNATIONAL PLC
APC CARDIOVASCULAR LTD
GE HEALTHCARE
LIDCO GROUP PLC
PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS
SMITH & NEPHEW PLC
VASCULAR CONCEPTS
AMBU A/S

ASIA-PACIFIC
NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
FUKUDA DENSHI CO., LTD.
SYNCARDIA SYSTEMS, INC.
MICROPORTS MEDICAL
LEPU MEDICAL
BEIJING ANZHEN HOSPITAL
FUDAN UNIVERSITY ZHONGSHAN HOSPITAL
INDRAPRASTHA APOLLO HOSPITAL
SAHAJANAND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES PVT., LTD.
ASIAN HEART INSTITUTE
NARAYANA HRUDAYALAYA
USCOME LIMITED
VENTRACOR LIMITED
HEARTWARE LTD.
BIOSENSORS INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LTD.
ATCOR MEDICAL HOLDINGS LIMITED
CATHRX LTD

REST OF WORLD
MEDINOL, LTD.
CLEARSTREAM TECHNOLOGIES GROUP PLC
COVIDIEN PLC
AEROTEL MEDICAL SYSTEMS, LTD.

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