Top 10 medical device deals of 2011

There was a frenzy of medical device deals in 2011, with some big names entering the fray, including pharmaceutical and device titan Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ). In fact, J&J took the top spot on the list with its $21.3 billion buyout of Synthes. The buy, which is undergoing review by EU authorities, is the largest in the healthcare giant's history and will make it a leader in the orthopedics market. See the top 10 deal >>