The A$28-per-share offer, which values Sirtex at A$1.59 billion (about $1.28 billion), is slated to close in late May, Palo Alto, Calif.-based Varian said. It’s part of a bid to broaden that company’s oncology portfolio.
Intuitive Surgical enjoyed a nearly two-decade monopoly in the robot-assisted surgery space. At DeviceTalks West, we'll delve into that history as longtime CEO Gary Guthart tells us how he got his start in medtech, how Intuitive came to enjoy such a commanding lead and what the future holds for medical robotics.
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