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3. St. Jude Medical halts Enlightn IV trial
St. Jude Medical halts the Enlightn IV trial of its renal denervation technology just a few months after getting the green light to begin enrollment.
2. Edwards Lifesciences’ Sapien forecast misses expectations
Edwards Lifesciences shares slide more than 5% after the medical device company forecasts sales for its flagship Sapien replacement heart valve for next year that miss analysts’ expectations.
1. Medtronic aims to disrupt with pill-sized cardiac pacemaker
Minneapolis medtech giant Medtronic implants the 1st human patient with its tiny, minimally invasive Micra Transcatheter Pacing System.