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Division of Boston Scientific Corp.

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Vein diseases such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and chronic venous insufficiency have historically been the province of drug therapies, but they shouldn't be, according to the clinical socieities and medical device companies that are trying to create a groundswell in interventional vein treatments. The field is starting to organize: on the clinical side, the first clinical trials ever to pit devices against drugs for DVT are in progress. At the same time, Covidien has drawn attention to the business opportunities in the field by acquiring three companies with venous devices.
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Sensing a largely untapped opportunity in vascular closure, due to the drawbacks of manual compression and issues with first-generation products, device companies are working on newer-generation devices that both avoid the problems associated with the older devices and address the disadvantages of manual compression.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Boston Scientific Corp.
  • Senior Management
  • Robert G Dutcher, Pres. & CEO
    Jules Fisher, VP, Fin. & CFO
    James D Gustafson, SVP, R&D, Engineering, Clin. Eval. & Chief Quallit
    Shawn McCarrey, EVP, Worldwide Sales & Mktg.
  • Contact Info
  • Possis Medical Inc.
    Phone: (800) 810-7677
    9055 Evergreen Blvd. NW
    Minneapolis, MN 55433-8003