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Johnson & Johnson Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Micrus Endovascular
Date:7/12/2010

d on the neurointerventional market, is a leader in enhanced bioactive coils and a pioneer in the development of new technologies to improve the treatment of ischemic stroke and aneurysms.  The combined business of Codman and Micrus Endovascular will provide a strong suite of solutions for hemorrhagic stroke, with many promising products in development for ischemic stroke. 

"The merger represents an important strategic move in the neuro device space for us and a significant step forward in the delivery of technologies for the prevention and treatment of stroke," said Michael Mahoney, Company Group Chairman for the DePuy Family of Companies.  "Together, Codman and Micrus Endovascular will offer clinicians and their patients a full range of stroke treatments and the potential to impact the condition in ways that could not be realized by either company alone."

"Stroke is a significant cause of death and disability around the world.  At Micrus Endovascular, we are dedicated to developing innovative approaches to treating stroke and improving the outcomes of people impacted by this condition," said John Kilcoyne, Chairman and CEO, Micrus Endovascular.  "By joining forces with Codman & Shurtleff, we believe we could have an even greater impact on treating this condition that accounts for one out of 18 deaths in the U.S."

According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the third most common cause of death and the leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability in the U.S.   Each year, approximately 795,000 people in the U.S. experience a stroke.  The majority of victims (87%) have an ischemic stroke, which occurs when arteries are blocked by blood clots or other deposits or narrowed due to atherosclerosis; others experience a hemorrhagic stroke, which occurs when a
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