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Boston Scientific to buy vascular device maker for $1.16 billion

By STAT News  
   June 18, 2024

Silk Road Medical sells technology meant to prevent stroke in patients with carotid artery disease, a condition creating blockages in the major blood vessels connected to the brain. The company’s core products enable a procedure that temporarily sends blood flow away from the brain to prevent plaque from blocking the vessel. Doctors then implant a stent to widen the artery. 

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