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Historical Evolution

In August of 1984, Engineer Pedro Vieira received an invitation from the CEO of SYNECTICS MEDICAL AB (Sweden), Mr. Anders Essen-Muller, to begin producing catheters with Antimony Monocrystaline pH sensors.
Eng. Pedro Vieira headed for SYNECTICS MEDICAL AB in Stockholm where he received the appropriate training.

In May of 1985 the production started in Portugal with the pH catheter, with only one sensor and external reference electrode.
In 1986, due to the implementation of improved manufacturing technologies, began the production of multi-sensor models and paediatric models.

On the 13th of July, 1987 the SYNECTICS MEDICAL - Equipamento Electrónico de Medicina Lda. company was founded by SYNECTICS MEDICAL AB and Engineer Pedro Vieira. From this day onwards all catheters sold by Synectics Medical AB would be manufactured by Synectics Medical, Lda.

On the 25th of September, 1989, Dr. Maria Manuela Perneco Cunha Vieira joined the company.

In 1988 SYNECTICS MEDICAL AB was acquired by Medtronic, becoming thereon known as MEDTRONIC SYNECTICS AB.

At the beginning of 1999 Synectics Medical Lda attained certification of its catheters under the directive 93/42/CEE annex V, and began commercializing them directly via a network of select resellers and also with OBM agreements.

In March 2000, SYNECTICS MEDICAL, Lda. manufactured the first catheters with an internal reference electrode.

In 2002 new manufacturing facility in Queluz de Baixo, was acquired .

On the 6th of July, 2007, Medtronic Synectics AB and Dr. Maria Manuela Perneco Cunha Vieira sold their participation in the company to SYNECTICS MEDICAL, Lda. The manager of SYNECTICS MEDICAL, Lda. is the Engineer Pedro Vieira.
 
 

 
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