Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (Edwards Lifesciences) is focused on technologies that treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients. A pioneer in the development and commercialization of heart valve products, Edwards Lifesciences is the manufacturer of tissue heart valves and repair products used to replace or repair a patient's diseased or defective heart valve. The Company also provides hemodynamic monitoring systems used to measure a patient's cardiovascular function in the hospital setting. The products and technologies provided by Edwards Lifesciences to treat advanced cardiovascular disease or critically ill patients are categorized into three main areas: Surgical Heart Valve Therapy, which combines surgical heart valves and Cardiac Surgery Systems; Transcatheter Heart Valves; and Critical Care, which includes Vascular. In October 2012, it acquired BMEYE B.V.