Our History

  1. 2005

    Company formed and engage in an agency agreement with St Jude Medical (heart valve division) & sign a distribution agreement with Medical Concepts Europe

  2. 2007

    Sign a distribution agreement with Praesidia for the FlexiGrip sternal closure system. Launch the Epicor HIFU surgical ablation system in the UK and Eire

  3. 2011

    Sign a distribution agreement with CorMatrix & oversee the first UK implants of the CorMatrix ECM. Run a hugely successful Trifecta heart valve launch in the UK & sign distribution agreement with A&E Medical

  4. 2012

    Sign a distribution agreement with Estech Inc. for their surgical ablation technology and endoscopic instrument range

  5. 2013

    Positive launch of the Cobra Fusion ablation system & SJM Heart valve sales business tops £7m for the first time

  6. 2014

    Sign a distribution agreement with LSI Solutions and oversee the first UK clinical use of the CorKnot suture tying device. Sign a distribution agreement with Atricure Inc & engage in a sales agency agreement with Thoratec Inc.

  7. 2016

    Highly successful launch of Thoratec's HeartMate 3 LVAD & SJM's Trifecta GT

  8. 2017

    Reach over 50 HeartMate 3 implants in the UK

  9. 2018

    First in man implant with PecaLabs exGraft. CorKnot sales achieve record breaking levels

  10. 2019

    Initiate the first UK use of the SherpaPak organ transporting system. Sign a distribution agreement with Meril Life and launch the Merizelle haemostat. Sign a distribution agreement with Livsmed and launch Artisential in UK. Sign an agreement to support Precision Catheter and create our EP Solutions Division...…….

  11. 2020

    Cardio Solutions is acquired by Healthcare 21; creating a formidable alliance and a market leading distribution network across multiple disciplines