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Terumo to Make Full Entry into Market for Catheter-based Treatment for Cerebral Vascular Disease.

Tokyo, Japan, Mar 1, 2006 - (JCN) - Terumo has signed an agreement with MicroVention of California, whereby Terumo will acquire the US company as its wholly owned subsidiary by the end of March.

MicroVention specializes in the production of hydrogel-coated and bare platinum coils for the treatment of cerebral vascular aneurysms, and has about a 15% share of the global market.

With the US company under its arm, Terumo aims to make a full entry into the field of catheter-based treatment for cerebral vascular diseases.

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Date:Mar 3, 2006
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