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Medtronic Named Among World's Most Innovative Companies by MIT Technology Review
Date:3/4/2010

as TR50, the first annual list includes companies that Technology Review believes have demonstrated superiority in inventing technology and in using it both to grow their own business and transform how we live.

Medtronic was recognized for its leadership in the development and introduction of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy, which helps treat neurological conditions by delivering controlled electrical pulses to a specific part of the brain. For more than 15 years, Medtronic has collaborated with leading physicians and invested in and developed this therapy. DBS therapy was first commercialized outside the United States in 1995, and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1997 for the suppression of tremor in the upper extremities. Medtronic has continued to improve the technology and broaden its applications. Medtronic DBS therapy is now approved to manage some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and in the treatment of chronic, intractable dystonia, as well as severe, treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The company also received FDA approval in 2009 for Activa(R) PC (primary cell) and Activa RC (rechargeable), the most advanced neurostimulation systems available, including the first rechargeable device used in DBS therapy.

"We are honored to be recognized for our work in advancing DBS therapy," said Don Deyo, vice president of Product Development and Technology in Medtronic's Neuromodulation business. "In collaboration with leading ph
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