Subjects Discussed: Education; early training as a doctor; how he came to Minnesota and why he studied hearts; experiences as instructor in radiology; developing medical devices for neuroradiology, uroradiology, and cardiac radiology. Starting Kamca, and then AGA (Amplatz Gougeon Afremov). Patents; main product of AGA—septal occluder; papers he has coauthored; future of small device companies; early beginnings of Medtronic; new products being developed; personal connection with pacemakers.
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Transcript: 14 pages
Accession Number: AV 2001.104.2