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St. Jude cries victory with its quadripolar leads

September 4, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

St. Jude Medical says that its Quartet quadripolar leads "performed better than bipolar leads of any kind" in a recent mega-study.

St. Jude cries victory with its quadripolar leads

Medical device giant St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) had high praise for its own quadripolar leads, saying that blow away any competition from older bipolar leads.

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

September 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.

Study: St. Jude's FFR helps boost stenting over drug therapy alone

September 2, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Researchers report that St. Jude Medical's fractional flow reserve technology helps slash adverse events, especially urgent revascularizations, compared with medical therapy alone.

Study: St. Jude's FFR tech helps cut adverse events in half

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Renal denervation isn't dead, despite Medtronic trial's failure

September 2, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The failure of Medtronic's Symplicity 3 trial doesn't mean the end of renal denervation in treated resistant hypertension, especially in Europe, but future studies face a high bar set by the Medtronic trial's sham control arm.

Renal denervation isn't dead, despite Medtronic trial's failure

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Judge agrees to toss ex-Biosense rep's suit in non-compete row with St. Jude Medical

August 27, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge agrees to toss a lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson's Biosense Webster by a former sales rep and her new employer, St. Jude Medical.

Judge agrees to toss ex-Biosense rep's suit in non-compete row with St. Jude Medical

St. Jude Medical says FDA clears Texas neuromodulation plant

August 27, 2014 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical says the FDA cleared a 2009 warning letter issued over a plant in Plano, Texas, that makes neuromodulation devices.

St. Jude Medical says FDA clears Texas neuromodulation plant

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Allergan calls out Valeant on latest earnings report : The week in medtech M&A

August 13, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Valeant's hostile takeover hopes fade as Allergan war continues; Medtronic hires ex-Senators to lobby for Covidien deal; FTC wants more data on Medtronic-Covidien deal, but analysts aren't worried; St. Jude closes $200M NeuroTherm buy; Medtronic-Covidien merger means tax hit for all stockholders, including execs

Report: Valeant's hostile takeover hopes fade as Allergan war continues

August 6, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Allergan attacks activist investor's latest earnings report