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St. Jude Medical Inc. recently introduced a new DBS system in the U.S., and Boston Scientific Corp. is planning its own entry late next year. Both already sell the implantable devices for DBS in Europe.
The shake-up in the U.S. reflects the promise that St. Jude—which recently combined with Abbott Laboratories—and Boston Scientific see in a market that for years has been served by just one company: Medtronic PLC. Read more