Updated on 17 May 2012
"We are extremely pleased to bring MEMO 3D unique technology to Japanese cardiac surgeons and their patients", said Mr Davide Bianchi, Sorin Group President Heart Valve Business Unit. "Mitral valve repair has become the therapy of choice for mitral valve disease and we believe that the MEMO 3D ring is the right solution for this type of procedure," he added.
Sorin, which is a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, already marketed its MEMO 3D Semi-Rigid Annuloplasty Ring in several European countries and in the US. The ring is distributed in Japan by Japan Life Line.