Each year, Medtronic helps alleviate pain, restore health and extend lives for millions of people around the world. In fact, two people every second are positively impacted by our breadth of medical technologies and therapies.
SHARON - MASTECTOMY
Sharon and her oncologist explored the options for her treatment and chose a mastectomy that included the use of a unique electrosurgical device.
JIM - UNEXPLAINED FAINTING
A series of fainting episodes led Jim, a cardiologist himself, to insist on a cardiac monitor, which revealed his heart was stopping without reason.
GEORGE - DIABETES
Two years after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, George got an insulin pump – and got back the freedom he had missed.
BRUCE - SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST
After Bruce’s first sudden cardiac arrest, an ICD kept his heart pumping and saved his life during three more episodes.
KELLY - BOWEL INCONTINENCE
After a year of bowel control issues, Kelly was eager to try neurostimulation – and thrilled when it worked.
KOBI - BACK FRACTURES
Having damaged his spine in a surfing accident, Kobi’s prognosis didn’t look good – until surgeons used a titanium device to stabilize his spine. Kobi is now back on his board.
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