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November 27, 2015 12:46 AM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of American Medical Systems, Inc.

Company Overview

American Medical Systems, Inc. develops medical devices for the treatment of pelvic disorders. The company offers AdVance, a male sling system for the treatment of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI); AMS 700, an inflatable penile prosthesis device for infrapubic or penoscrotal approaches; AMS 800, a urinary control system that is used in the treatment for male SUI following the prostate surgery; AMS Ambicor, an inflatable penile prosthesis device that eliminates the need for separate reservoirs; Aura XP, a laser therapy system for a range of soft tissue clinical applications; and Elevate, an anterior and apical prolapse repair system. It also offers Elevate, an apical and posterior prola...

10700 Bren Road West

Minnetonka, MN 55343

United States

Founded in 1972





Key Executives for American Medical Systems, Inc.

Age: 45
Vice President of Finance
Chief Surgical Officer
Age: 56
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Europe/Middle East & Africa Region
Senior Vice President of Global Procurement/ Manufacturing/ Distribution/ Quality/ Regulatory Affairs/ R&D
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

American Medical Systems, Inc. Key Developments

American Medical Systems Inc. Announces Positive Top-Line Results from TRANSFORM Study

American Medical Systems Inc. announced positive top-line results from its TRANSFORM study. The results show that over a 12 month period, 69% of women suffering from fecal incontinence who were implanted with the TOPAS System experienced at least a 50% reduction in weekly incontinence episodes and experienced a durable, consistent effect across the study period. The results were presented in Cape Town, South Africa at the International Society of University Colon & Rectal Surgeon (ISUCRS) Congress. The TOPAS System is an innovative, minimally-invasive approach to treating fecal incontinence, also known as accidental bowel leakage, or ABL. It uses a permanent mesh implant that is designed to restore and maintain anatomic support of the pelvic floor muscles. TOPAS is in development for women with ABL who have failed conservative therapy, which includes dietary changes, anti-diarrheal medications or bulking agents and pelvic floor muscle training. This is an investigational device whose efficacy and safety are not yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

American Medical Reported Updates On Sale

American Medical Sytems, Inc. has been put up for sale by Endo International plc (NasdaqGS:ENDP) and private equity firms are among the prospective buyers courting it for as much as $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports, citing people familiar with the matter.

American Medical Sytems, Inc. Reportedly Up For Sale

Endo International plc (NasdaqGS:ENDP) has put American Medical Sytems, Inc. Up For Sale, according to people familiar with the matter.

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