Why Medtronic

Transforming Patient Care

At Medtronic, we’re committed to better outcomes.  We’re a global brand focused on alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life.  Our CVI solutions are focused on improving patient comfort and rapid recovery, while delivering clinically demonstrated results.1-8

Meaningful innovations. Better patient outcomes. Quality, coordinated care. Let’s take healthcare Further, Together.


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