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UPDATE: Cyberonics to buy Italy's Sorin for $1.4B

February 26, 2015 by MassDevice

Cyberonics agrees to an all-stock acquisition of Italian medical device maker Sorin that's worth about $1.4 billion.

Cyberonics to buy Italy's Sorin for $1.4B

Studies show Biotronik pacemakers safe for MRI use

February 18, 2015 by Val Kennedy

German cardiac device-maker Biotronik says 2 studies have confirmed its ProMRI pacemaker systems are safe to use with certain MRI procedures.

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German cardiac device-maker Biotronik announced that 2 studies have confirmed its ProMRI pacemaker systems are safe to use with certain MRI procedures.

The studies tracked 226 patients with ProMRI Evia/Entovis SR-T and DR-T pacemaker systems for up to 1 month after they received MRI scans of either the head or lower lumbar region. Neither study reported any serious adverse events.

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UPDATE: Medtronic's profits jump 30% in Street-beating Q3

February 17, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic says its fiscal 3rd-quarter profits jumped nearly 30% as it tops Wall Street's forecast, without any contribution from Covidien.

FLASH: Medtronic's Q3 earnings soar 30%

Hansen adds St. Jude Medical, BioSense Webster to Sensei robot trial

February 9, 2015 by Val Kennedy

Hansen Medical wins FDA approval to expand the protocol for an atrial fibrillation study of its Sensei robot-assisted surgery platform to include devices made by St. Jude Medical and J&J's BioSense Webster subsidiary.

Hansen adds St. Jude Medical, BioSense Webster to Sensei robot trial

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Sorin wins MRI-safe pacemaker approval in Japan

February 6, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Sorin Group wins Japanese regulatory approval for a next-generation pacemaker implant that's safe for MRI scans.

Sorin wins MRI-safe pacemaker approval in Japan

Sorin Group (BIT:SRN) said it gained regulatory approval in Japan for a next-generation pacemaker implant safe for MRI scans.

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Another EU trial for Medtronic's Arctic Front Advance cryoablation device

February 5, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Medtronic launches a European post-marketing study that will look at 12-month data in patients treated with its Arctic Front Advance cryoablation balloon as a treatment for early persistent atrial fibrillation.

Another EU trial for Medtronic's Arctic Front Advance cryoablation device

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Boston Scientific claims title for longest-lasting ICD

February 3, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific claims the title for longest-lasting implantable cardioverter defibrillator, saying its newly released line of extended longevity ICDs designed to double the battery capacity of other devices.

Boston Scientific claims title for longest-lasting ICD

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