Biosense Webster Buys Coherex Medical

Diamond Bar-based Biosense Webster, a manufacturer of technology for diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders, said Friday morning that it has acquired Coherex Medical, a developer of devices to treat high-risk atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Biosense Webster is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Coherex develops devices which reduce the incidence of stroke caused by the migration of blood clots.