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PAD: Medtronic wins expanded FDA nod for Protégé GPS stent

March 18, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic says it won a nod from the FDA for its Protégé GPS stent to treat peripheral artery disease in the common and external iliac arteries.

PAD: Medtronic wins expanded FDA nod for Protégé GPS stent

Varicose vein treatment: VenaSeal wins FDA approval

February 20, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Federal regulators say they have approved the VenaSeal closure system to treat varicose veins

Covidien study: VenaSeal effective in treating leg veins

Covidien's VenaSeal closure system to treat varicose veins has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to an agency press release.

Medtronic's managed services biz books $1B in sales

February 18, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak tells analysts the company's managed services business for cath labs is expanding into new markets, with booked sales topping the $1 billion mark through its fiscal 3rd quarter.

Medtronic's expanding services biz tops $1B in sales

Medtronic CFO Ellis: Covidien deal frees up 25% more cash

February 17, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic CFO Gary Ellis tells analysts that the $50 billion acquisition of Covidien pushes its available free cash flow from 35% to 60%, or about $7 billion annually.

Medtronic CFO Ellis: Covidien deal frees up 25% more cash

FLASH: 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%

MDT's Ev3 pays $1.3m in whistleblower suit | Medtech legal news for the week of February 16, 2015

February 16, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Medtronic's new Ev3 unit pays $1.3m in whistleblower suit; Medtronic settles another whistleblower suit for $2.8m; Ex-NFL great Gault must face SEC fraud charges; Appeals court upholds Abiomed win in shareholders lawsuit; Pelvic mesh lawsuits: Boston Scientific wants 700 Philly cases sent to federal court

Medtronic's new Ev3 unit pays $1.3m in whistleblower suit

February 6, 2015 by Brad Perriello