This company was established in 1991 as a specialised manufacturer of medical devices. Its roots date back to manufacturing activities commenced in 1986 at the Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Hradec Králové and the export of special thermocouple probes for radiotherapy developed at the Institute of Experimental Oncology. The company’s current portfolio is focused on stents for the gastrointestinal tract and biliary ducts, vena cava filters, ophthalmic implants, etc. The company’s main efforts are directed toward research and development of its own original products in close cooperation with renowned clinics. The company currently has several unique products which are without parallel in the world, including a biodegradable stent for the oesophagus, which has also recently been used in new applications in the gastrointestinal tract, biliary ducts and airways. Another unique product in the company’s portfolio is a stent for stopping variceal bleeding with innovative implantation and extraction methods.