Category: Volcano Corp.
MassDevice.com columnist Stephen Simpson on St. Jude Medical's stock activity, as shares have hit the mid-$40s in recent weeks.
By Stephen Simpson
Volcano and Boston Scientific use their respective devices simultaneously for more accurate stent placement in a new study announced at EuroPCR
Volcano Corporation (NSDQ:VOLC) and Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) announced a new, cosponsored Syntax study to test precision in stent placement.
The companies announced the upcoming study at the EuroPCR annual meeting in Paris, France.
Volcano posts positive preliminary findings demonstrating the benefit of a hybrid iFR/FFR approach to simplify lesion assessment and avoid drugs.
Volcano Corporation (NSDQ:VOLC) posted positive early findings for its instant wave-Free Ratio (iFR) coronary lesion detector, with results form its Advise II trial supporting results from older retrospective publications, according to a report unveiled during a hot line late-breaking clinical trial session at the EuroPCR meeting in Paris, France.
A list of some of the tax tabs for medical device companies for the medical device excise tax during Q1
In January 2013, Medical device companies began paying a 2.3% excise tax on U.S. Sales in order to pay for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The levy is expected to generate some $30 billion over the next 10 years.
MassDevice.com is tracking the tally paid by several medical device companies, based on quarterly earnings report for the first quarter of 2013. We will update the list as more companies returns file in.
Tallies based on companies with Q1 earnings ended on March 31, 2013
Volcano Corp. swings to a 1st-quarter loss on interest expense from a debt offering last year, missing Wall Street's earnings expectations, and lowers its full-year forecast.
Volcano (NSDQ:VOLC) swung to red during the 1st quarter, posting net losses and missing adjusted earnings expectations on Wall Street in the process.
Volcano Corp. files another patent infringement lawsuit against St. Jude Medical over fractional flow reserve technology used to measure pressure within the heart's blood vessels.
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Volcano board member John Onopchenko joins the company's executive board and the board chooses a new member.
Volcano (NSDQ:VOLC) announced a shift in its leadership, with board member John Onopchenko resigning to become executive vice president of strategy, business development and integration.