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St. Jude Medical launches pediatric heart valve study

February 10, 2015 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical launches the Halo trial for its Master HP device, a 15mm mechanical heart valve for pediatric patients who need mitral valve replacement.

St. Jude Medical launches pediatric heart valve study

Masters HP Series 15mm
valve (l) and an adult valve.

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Edwards CFO Ullem: Share buybacks more likely than M&A

February 4, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Edwards Lifesciences is flush with cash after a solid 2014, but is more likely to spend on share buybacks than acquisitions, CFO Scott Ullem tells analysts.

Edwards CFO Ullem: Share buybacks more likely than M&A

Edwards Lifesciences raises outlook after Q4 profits soar

February 4, 2015 by MassDevice

Edwards Lifesciences boosts its outlook for 2015 after reporting soaring profits for the 4th quarter.

Edwards Lifesciences raises outlook after Q4 profits soar

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Medtronic wins FDA approval for Melody pulmonary valve

February 3, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic says the FDA approved its Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve, after 4 years under a humanitarian device exemption.

Medtronic wins FDA approval for Melody pulmonary valve

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TAVI: Medtronic wins CE Mark for new CoreValve Evolut sizes

February 2, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Medtronic gains CE Mark approval in the European Union for new sizes of its CoreValve Evolut next-generation, self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve implant.

TAVI Medtronic wins CE Mark for new CoreValve Evolut sizes

TAVI: Medtronic CoreValve study shows benefits for CABG patients

January 29, 2015 by MassDevice

Patients who've already had coronary artery bypass graft surgery showed a significant mortality benefit with Medtronic's CoreValve replacement heart valve than with open heart surgery, according to a clinical trial.

TAVI: Medtronic CoreValve study shows benefits for CABG patients

Engineer looks to crowdfund heart valve

December 17, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

An automotive engineer is trying to raise money for a new replacement heart valve he designed by turning to crowd-funding site Indiegogo.

Engineer looks to crowdfund heart valve

A Salt Lake City engineer is hoping to raise money on crowdfunding website Indiegogo to back preclinical testing of the new valve replacement technology he designed.

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