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About Salient Surgical Technologies

Salient Surgical (formerly TissueLink) is a medical device company commercializing radio-frequency electrosurgical instruments for orthopedic, spine, and general surgery.

Salient Surgical Technologies Headquarters Location

180 International Drive Suite 400

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801,

United States

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Salient Surgical Technologies Patents

Salient Surgical Technologies has filed 15 patents.

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Surgical instruments, Surgery, Surgical removal procedures, Surgical procedures and techniques, Medical equipment


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Surgical instruments, Surgery, Surgical removal procedures, Surgical procedures and techniques, Medical equipment



Latest Salient Surgical Technologies News

Medtronic to buy Salient for $500M+

Jul 8, 2011

Reprints Medical device giant Medtronic said it will acquire Salient Surgical Technologies in Portsmouth, NH for $525 million. Established in 1999 and formerly known as Tissuelink Medical , Salient makes devices that stop bleeding and seal wounds by allowing surgeons to apply focused radio-frequency energy and saline solution to collagen fibers in the body. Given Medtronic’s previous ownership stake in Salient, the actual price tag will be $480 million. Previous investors in Salient include Piper Jafray Ventures, Arnerich Messina & Associates, and Rivervest Venture Partners.

  • When was Salient Surgical Technologies founded?

    Salient Surgical Technologies was founded in 1999.

  • Where is Salient Surgical Technologies's headquarters?

    Salient Surgical Technologies's headquarters is located at 180 International Drive, Portsmouth.

  • What is Salient Surgical Technologies's latest funding round?

    Salient Surgical Technologies's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Salient Surgical Technologies raise?

    Salient Surgical Technologies raised a total of $126.05M.

  • Who are the investors of Salient Surgical Technologies?

    Investors of Salient Surgical Technologies include Medtronic, RiverVest Venture Partners, QuestMark Partners, TLM Investors, Arnerich Massena & Associates and 14 more.

  • Who are Salient Surgical Technologies's competitors?

    Competitors of Salient Surgical Technologies include AlterG, Paragon Medical, Celula, Sterilmed, Orthovita and 12 more.

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