Micrus Endovascular is a medical device company formed in June 1996 and has its corporate headquarters in San Jose, California. Micrus Endovascular manufactures and markets both implantable and disposable medical devices used in the treatment of cerebral vascular diseases. Micrus’s products are used by interventional neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons primarily to treat cerebral aneurysms in the brain responsible for hemorrhagic stroke, a leading cause of death. The Micrus product line is an endovascular system that enables a physician to gain access to the brain in a minimally invasive manner through the vessels of the circulatory system.
Micrus went public at Nasdaq in 2005 and is currently part of the Johnson & Johnson group