Ventor Products is located in Israel and focuses on minimally invasive catheter procedures. Core Valve offers a non-surgical, alternative for patients to have their aortic valves replaced via a catheter. Neither company markets products for sale in the US. There appears to be a lot of mergers/purchases in medical devices today as well as in the pharma end of healthcare. BD
Both CoreValve, based in Minneapolis, and Ventor Technologies, based in Netanya, Israel, make products that allow heart valves to be replaced using a catheter, instead of through surgery.
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