Gore Medical Products Division Purchases Closure 1 Data from NMT Medical
Posted Oct 19 2011 2:25pm
The purchase of this stroke and PFO (patent foramen ovale) data from Closure 1 as well as intellectual property is reported to be ” in the spirit of collaboration and in the interest of advancing scientific and medical understanding”.
posted by David Dansereau for know-stroke.org
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Oct 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) today announced that the Company has purchased the assets and intellectual property of NMT Medical, Inc., including the data related to CLOSURE I, a prospective, multi-center, randomized controlled trial of PFO closure with the STARFLEX(R) Device (NMT Medical, Inc.) versus best medical therapy for the prevention of recurrent stroke and/or transient ischemic attack (TIA) in patients with cryptogenic stroke/TIA and PFO…. read full press release