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Shares of Edwards Lifesciences jump 4% in after-hours trading after the company posts a 67% spike in Q1 Sapien transcatheter heart valve sales.
The NASDAQ stock exchange halts trading in shares of HeartWare International ahead of an FDA panel vote on its pre-market approval application for an implantable heart pump.
The U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee passes the "Food & Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act," but fails to include provisions consumer advocates insist are necessary to protect patients from unsafe medical devices.