Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Announces European Launch of Achieve(TM) Mapping Catheter  
3/4/2011 8:49:11 AM

MINNEAPOLIS & TOLOCHENAZ, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) today announced the European launch of the Achieveā„¢ Mapping Catheter, an intra-cardiac electrophysiology recording catheter that can be used to assess pulmonary vein isolation when treating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF). The innovative catheter technology, which has received the CE (Conformite Europeenne) Mark, is designed to be used with the Medtronic Arctic FrontĀ® Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter System, offering a more straightforward approach to the minimally invasive procedure.