See how three strategic acquisitions in the 1980s helped us transform the lives of more patients while advancing science in the urology, gastroenterology, pulmonary and cardiology fields. See how three strategic acquisitions in the 1980s helped us transform the lives of more patients while advancing science in the urology, gastroenterology, pulmonary and cardiology fields.

 


Meaningful Innovations

   

The 1988 acquisition of Van-Tech boosted the urology business with products such as the pigtail ureteral stent. The 1988 acquisition of Van-Tech boosted the urology business with products such as the pigtail ureteral stent.

    

In 1981, the company acquired Endo-Tech, its largest competitor in gastrointestinal and pulmonary endoscopic accessories. In 1981, the company acquired Endo-Tech, its largest competitor in gastrointestinal and pulmonary endoscopic accessories. Top