Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak says the medical device company's CoreValve replacement heart valve has captured more than 40% of the U.S. transcatheter aortic valve implant market in just 2 quarters.
Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Amid political noise, Ishrak seeks to reassure employees on Medtronic-Covidien deal; Will Medtronic follow Walgreen and abandon inversion in Covidien deal?; Medtronic founder Bakken backs Covidien buy; Allergan-Valeant update: SEC launches Ackman probe, Allergan pays up to $588M for Liris bladder drug, Ackman dangles IPO; Allergan CFO Edwards steps down amid hostile Valeant takeover bid
, Biolase Technology Inc.
, Insulet Corp.
, Monarch Medical
, Pershing Square Capital Management
, Trinity Medical
, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
, Volpara Solutions
, Allergan Inc.
Medtech titans Medtronic and Covidien name more than 45 people to coordinate the finer points of their merger.
Medtronic's fiscal 1st-quarter earnings beat Wall Street's forecast by a penny on a modest single-digit sales increase.
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak douses himself with ice-water to raise awareness and money for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
The so-called Ice Bucket Challenge has reached the medtech sphere in a big way, with Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) CEO Omar Ishrak getting in on the viral video phenomenon with a short video showing him pouring a bucket of ice water over his head for charity.
Mirowski Family Ventures asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal in a patent infringement lawsuit against Medtronic.
Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Another Covidien shareholder sues to block Medtronic merger; Ex-Integra sales rep, manager cop to $800k hospital fraud scheme; Diabetes: Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson settle patent spat; Stryker settles hip implant suit against J&J's DePuy; Appeals court reverses Medtronic's win in Lenox bone mill spat
Wright Medical Group Inc.
, Zimmer Holdings
, DePuy Synthes
, Integra LifeSciences Corp.
, Johnson & Johnson
, Lenox MacLaren Surgical Corp.
, Smith & Nephew
, Stryker Corp.