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Stroke Devices: Innovation Drives Growth

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Innovation is driving double-digit growth in the neurointerventional device market as an increasing number of medical device manufacturers develop newer, more effective devices for treating acute ischemic stroke. As new, stent-like retrieval systems and other next-generation neurothrombectomy devices hit the US market in the next few years, competition in this sector will also heat up as manufacturers try to differentiate their devices and jockey for a piece of the market, which is projected to reach almost $70 million by 2015.

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