Datascope is a U.S.-based diversified cardiovascular device company that develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices. It was ranked among the top three global leaders of intra-aortic balloon (IAB) counter pulsation technology. Datascope focuses on clinical health care markets in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular and vascular surgery, and critical care. Its products are sold globally through direct sales representatives and independent distributors. Founded in 1964, Datascope is headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, and maintains a state-of-the-art research and development facility in Mahwah, New Jersey. As of January 30, 2009, Datascope Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Getinge AB.