(LOS ANGELES, January 3, 2017) — Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® announces an exclusive story featuring AtriCure, a medical device company that provides innovative solutions designed to decrease the global Afib epidemic.
AFIB and other heart conditions are sweeping the nation and are becoming more and more common across the globe. AtriCure works to provide industry leaders with innovative solutions that are devoted to helping decrease the global Afib epidemic. As many as 5 million people in the U.S. alone are affected by Afib and Atricure is working to create new devices to remedy these issues.
Gan H. Dunnington Jr. M.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon “AFIB is becoming an epidemic, right now it affects about 1 to 2% of the population in this country, so about 3 to 5 million people in our country alone.” AtriCure creates devices like the AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage Management (LAAM) that helps with occlusion of the left atrial appendage. They work with electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons to help institute these new technologies.
“A company like AtriCure is not just devoted to making profit, they are working to create products and innovations that help to make the world a better place and truly help people that are affected by Afib.” J.L. Haber, Vice President of Programming for Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®
AtriCure currently has products that are sold in over 70 countries, 500+ employees worldwide, over 70,000 AtriClip devices sold worldwide, and over 100 issued patents. AtriCure also developed the first and only device that has been approved by the FDA for surgical treatment of persistent and long lasting persistent Afib.
In a world where Afib is becoming more and more common, AtriCure is working to help remedy this serious medical condition and help resolve it at the root.
To find out more about AtriCure and the medical advancements that they are making, tune into Bloomberg International on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 3:00pm HKT. The full interview can also be viewed here.
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