| Nasdaq: ARTC
ArthroCare Corp. is a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets surgical products based on patented Coblation technology. The company's technologies improve the lives of individuals as diverse as world class athletes suffering from torn rotator cuffs to senior citizens suffering from herniated discs and children suffering from tonsillitis. It offers a comprehensive line of surgical devices to capitalize on a multi-billion dollar market opportunity across several surgical specialties, including its two core product areas consisting of sports medicine and ear, nose, and throat as well as other areas such as spine, wound care, urology and gynecology. The company was founded on April 29, 1993 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.