Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostics Deal Statistics Quarterly, Q2 2007
In this issue, we present another installment of our quarterly review of medical device and in vitro diagnostics/research dealmaking-for April-June 2007. Our data are derived from Windhover's Strategic Transactions Database.
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