Mediplast finalizes another international acquisition. Mediplast acquires all shares in Innova Medical AS located in Oslo, Norway. Innova Medical AS is a leading company within heart failure/thoracic surgery, mainly in Norway, and the plan is to expand the business area further in the whole Nordic area. Innova Medical had revenues of some 20 MSEK during 2010 and among other things has the distribution rights of Heart Ware Inc products in the Nordic region. Heart Ware Inc manufactures ventricular assist device (an artificial heart) that is powered by an external portable battery.