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Podcast: Medical device execs react to Medtronic-Covidien deal, M&A activity at DeviceTalks Minnesota

July 3, 2014 by Brian Johnson

MassDevice.com speaks to 3M's Deb Rectenwald, St. Jude Medical's Philip Ebeling and Nadim Yared, CEO of CVRx, about the environment for M&A in medtech following the $43 billion Medtronic/Covidien deal.

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Most claims preempted in trio of Riata suits against St. Jude Medical

July 3, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge rules that most of the product liability claims against St. Jude Medical are preempted in a trio of lawsuits filed over its recalled Riata defibrillator leads.

Most Riata claims preempted in trio of suits against St. Jude Medical

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Medtech trends: The most talked about device makers in June 2014

July 3, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

MassDevice.com looks at the internet chatter surrounding the medical device industry with some of most searched-for companies of the last month.

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MassDevice.com looked at some of the most talked-about medical device companies, based on trends in U.S. Google searches for the last 30 days.

FDA clears St. Jude Medical after 2013 warning letter

July 2, 2014 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical says the FDA cleared the Sylmar, Calif., plant that produces its Durata defibrillators leads following a warning letter issued early last year.

FDA clears St. Jude Medical after 2013 warning letter

Medtronic got hacked, company reveals

June 20, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtech titan Medtronic reveals that it and 2 other device makers suffered cybersecurity breaches last year.

Medtronic got hacked, company reveals

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) revealed today that it was the target of a digital attack sometime in 2013, seeming to confirm rumors that circulated earlier this year regarding a hack of some of the medtech's top players.

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Cardiostim 2014: Medtronic treats 1st patients with tiny Micra pacemaker, Sorin touts 'SafeR' pacing

June 19, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtronic unveils early results from the 1st patients implanted with the pill-sized Micra pacemaker and Sorin shows that its 'SafeR' mode of pacing prevents unnecessary shocks.

Cardiostim 2014: Medtronic treats 1st patients with tiny Micra pacemaker, Sorin touts 'SafeR' pacing

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Appeals court upholds win for Gore in patent war with STJ | Medtech legal news for the week of June 16, 2014

June 16, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Appeals court upholds Gore win over St. Jude Medical; Independent legal panel rejects Infuse allegations in Medtronic shareholder suits; Judge dismisses Anulex from Xclose off-label lawsuit; Appeals court upholds Abiomed win in shareholder's class action; Convicted ex-Heart Tronics CEO won't get a retrial, judge rules.

Appeals court upholds Gore win over St. Jude Medical

June 9, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Appeals court upholds Gore win over St. Jude Medical
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