Medtronic logo updatedMedtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it received FDA breakthrough device designation for its Emprint ablation catheter kit.

Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic’s catheter is designed to be used in conjunction with the Emprint microwave generator and the Medtronic lung navigation platform to offer a minimally invasive, localized treatment of malignant lesions in the lung, according to a news release. It can also be used together with the standard of care therapy when indicated.

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