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LVADs: Thoratec study a Roadmap to lower-risk patients?

April 20, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Results from Thoratec's Roadmap study of its HeartMate II implantable heart pump in less-sick heart failure patients shows significant benefit over optimal medical therapy alone.

LVADs: Thoratec study a Roadmap to lower-risk patients

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HeartWare slides on stroke results from heart pump studies

April 16, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Higher-than-expected stroke rates reported in a pair of studies of HeartWare's implantable heart pump this week spook investors, pushing HTWR share prices down more than 8%.

HeartWare slides on stroke results from heart pump studies

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FDA OKs expanded HeartMate III trial for Thoratec

April 2, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The FDA approves an expansion of the clinical trial for Thoratec's next-generation implantable heart pump, the HeartMate III device.

FDA OKs expanded HeartMare III trial for Thoratec

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Thoratec's Q4, 2014 earnings beat forecasts

February 11, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Thoratec reports higher-than-forecast earnings for the 4th quarter and 2014, on an extra selling week and higher utilization rates for its implantable heart pumps, and says it will narrow its focus to the ventricular assist device market.

Thoratec's Q4, 2014 earnings beat forecasts

Thoratec (NSDQ:THOR) yesterday reported higher-than-forecast earnings for the 4th quarter and 2014, crediting an extra selling week and better utilization rates for its implantable heart pumps.

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Thoratec completes enrollment in HeartMate III study

December 1, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Thoratec completes enrollment in a European clinical trial for its HeartMate III left ventricular assist device.

Thoratec completes enrollment in HeartMate III study

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LVAD slump? Thoratec dims outlook after Q3 earnings plunge

November 6, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Thoratec's 3rd-quarter earnings plunge nearly 85% as sales decline more than 16%, raising fears that the left ventricular-assist device market is in a slump that could persist into 2015.

LVAD slump? Thoratec dims outlook after Q3 earnings plunge

Thoratec (NSDQ:THOR) yesterday said its 3rd-quarter profits plunged some 85%, missing forecasts, and dimmed its outlook for the rest of the year.

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Allergan CEO Pyott steps down from Edwards Lifesciences board | Personnel Moves

October 7, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Allergan CEO David Pyott steps down from the board at Edwards Lifesciences to devote more time to his chief executive duties.

Allergan CEO Pyott steps down from Edwards Lifesciences board | Personnel Moves

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