Maria Sainz was appointed President and CEO of AEGEA Medical in May 2018. She has over 25 years’ experience in commercial and leadership positions in the medtech industry. Maria has served as the President and CEO of Cardiokinetix, a medical device company pioneering a catheter-based treatment for heart failure. Prior to that, Maria was the President and CEO of Concentric Medical, Inc., a developer of minimally invasive products for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke which was acquired in 2011 by Stryker Corporation. Maria began her medtech career at Guidant Corporation where she held positions of increasing responsibility in Europe and the US. At the time of the acquisition of Guidant by Boston Scientific, Maria served as President of the Cardiac Surgery division of Guidant Corporation. Maria has been intimately involved in several major medtech product launches such as coronary stents or cardiac resynchronization therapy devices. Maria also serves as a director of several public and private medical company boards. She received an M.A in Languages from the University Complutense in Madrid, Spain and a Masters in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management.
Important Safety Information:
The Mara Water Vapor Ablation System is indicated to ablate the endometrial lining of the uterus in premenopausal women with menorrhagia due to benign causes for whom childbearing is complete. Pregnancy following the Mara procedure can be dangerous. The Mara procedure is not for those who have or suspect uterine cancer; have an active genital, urinary or pelvic infection; or an IUD. As with all surgical procedures, there are risks and considerations associated with the use of the Mara Water Vapor Ablation System. Please refer to the device labeling for a detailed discussion of the device’s intended use, relevant warnings, precautions, side effects, and contraindications.