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The procedure required local anesthesia only and could be done in less than an hour. Fourteen months later Thapliyal retired as CTO, turning his attention to other projects. Although ArthroCare enjoyed rapid growth during the late s and into the s, it also faced challenges on a myriad of fronts. Archon Corporation Arthur J. Arthrocare completes its initial public offering of stock. Typical electrosurgical tools drove energy through tissue, which was then burned away, arthrofare Thapliyal and Eggers, working with conductive fluid, became puzzled by the results they were getting.

ArthroCare organizes its business around four medical specialties. Already the Coblation device was being used arthrocqre more than 10 percent of all arthroscopic rotator cuff procedures done on shoulders in the United States. Rathrocare also became active on the acquisitions front in the early s. Sales continued to mount and new markets were beginning to open up, xrthrocare to achieve the kind of growth its founders envisioned it was time to bring in a more seasoned executive to take the business to the next stage in its development.

The company announced that it would begin to spread out revenues starting with the first quarter ofbut what Forbes called the “day of reckoning” kept getting pushed back later into the year.

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Because of the addition of Parallax’s technology, ArthroCare launched a concerted effort to market its spine surgery product lines around the world. The company decided to revisit cardiology. Thapliyal served as the company’s initial president and adthrocare executive officer. Unfortunately, the transition was costly and took longer than expected. The balance sheet also was adversely impacted by the unexpected write-off of inventory.

In addition, ArthroCare gained the distribution rights to a line of medical screws used in arthroscopy, thus helping the company to round out its product line in the United States.

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The two sides settled in July with Ethicon agreeing to license some of ArthroCare’s technology. Chandler, Michele, “Sunnyvale, Calif.

In ArthroCare had completed the development of a commercial product using Coblation technology. In early ArthroCare received FDA approval for its method of facial resurfacing, that is, wrinkle reducing.

Baker replaced Thapliyal as president and CEO. In he cofounded Cardiovascular Imaging Systems, Inc.

Our Coblation technology offers an alternative to standard surgical techniques for removing and treating tissue. Although arthroccare company had branched into a variety of fields, arthroscopic surgery continued to supply the bulk of sales. Before teaming up with Eggers, Thapliyal gained experience in the medical device field while working for Vascular Interventions, maker of atherectomy systems. Thus when Thapliyal and Eggers incorporated their new company in April they called it ArthroCare Corporation, originally based in Sunnyvale, California.

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Once they tried the wands, they were convinced of the product’s efficacy and asked their hospitals to buy the controlling devices and supply the single-use wands. ArthroCare was founded in by Hira V.


It was apparent that this phenomenon held great promise, since it offered surgeons greater precision than could be found with traditional electrosurgical instruments, lasers, or even scalpels. When Thapliyal and Eggers began working together their goal was to find a way to use electrosurgical energy to unblock coronary arteries.

Sports medicine was one of the early users of the product, since athletes undergoing arthroscopic surgery could reduce their recovery times and be back in action much quicker and with less pain. Although the partners were excited by the Coblation technology they had stumbled upon it could be used to clear a clogged artery without causing harm to surrounding tissue they began having second thoughts about trying to enter the highly competitive cardiac product field, requiring a great deal of seed money and years to gain FDA approval.

In the cosmetic surgery field the company faced a market saturated with alternative procedures, leaving little revenue potential despite the effectiveness of ArthroCare’s method.

Based in Sunnyvale, California, ArthroCare Corporation is a medical device company, relying mostly on its patented Coblation technology. Millions of people undergo tissue surgery worldwide each year. Type the code shown: The ArthroCare Sports Medicine unit is devoted to products used in arthroscopic joint surgery, the company’s first application for Coblation.