Minimally Invasive Therapies Group (Formerly Covidien) Donation & Grant Page

MITG Business Units Descriptions: Please read the descriptions of the MITG business units (GBUs) so you can select the correct business when completing the application.

Early Technologies:

We disrupt standards of care by developing solutions to enable early diagnosis and intervention. We currently focus on the diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung and liver. Our Early Technologies' businesses and products are as follows:

Advanced Ablation Solutions: Advanced Ablation Solutions: Emprint Ablation System with Thermosphere Technology, Emprint Procedure Planning Application.

GI Solutions: Capsule Endoscopy (Obscure bleeding, Crohn's disease), pH monitoring (GERD), Esophagus manometry, AR manometry, Endoscopic ultrasound, RFA Ablation (Barrett's Esophagus), Fine needle Aspirate cytology, Fine Needle Biopsy cytology, Smartpill (Gastroparesis).

Interventional Lung Solutions: Lung Cancer: superDimension Navigation System, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy.

Patient Monitoring & Recovery:

Our broad portfolio of solutions spans the continuum of care to support minimally-invasive treatment by reducing complications to accelerate patient recovery. Our business units include Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions, Deep Vein Thrombosis/Nutritional Insufficiency, and Patient Care.

Our portfolio of products and services enables and supports Minimally Invasive Solutions for four major patient conditions — Respiratory Compromise, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Nutritional Insufficiency, and Healthcare Associated Infections. Products included are pulse oximetry, capnography, endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes, invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilators, cerebral oxygen saturation monitoring, depth of anesthesia monitoring, elastic and intermittent compression stockings, enteral feeding products, and vascular and urinary access devices.

Renal Care Solutions:

Renal Care Solutions business delivers a broad portfolio of meaningful innovations and solutions for the treatment of renal disease that have measurable clinical and economic value. Our global portfolio of products include dialysis catheters for renal therapy access, fistula cannula for cannulation during dialysis treatment, comprehensive portfolio of equipment and consumables for performing dialysis treatment for both acute and chronic renal failure conditions.

Surgical Innovations

We set the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). We optimize patient outcomes by creating innovative surgical products and services. We currently focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region including gynecology and the head and neck. We are divided into three distinct business units- Advanced Surgical Technologies, General Surgical Products, and Hernia and Hemostats. Products included are stapling, energy-based vessel sealing devices, sutures, general surgical instruments, electrosurgical products, access devices, biologic and synthetic mesh, and mesh fixation devices.

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Healthcare Education Grant with CME/CEU credits

To support third-party scientific meetings and conferences, including grand rounds, related to Medtronic's approved therapies and related disease states. This type of meeting or conference may be sponsored by either a for-profit or a non-profit organization. Typical sponsors include professional societies, universities, hospitals and CME providers. The event must issue CME/CEU credits.

Healthcare Education Grant without CME/CEU credits

To support meetings and activities, including grand rounds and public education relative to disease states treated by Medtronic's approved therapies. This type of meeting or activity may be sponsored by either a for-profit or a non-profit organization. Typical sponsors include professional societies, universities, hospitals and CME providers. The form is designed for activities that do not issue CME/CEU credits.