St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) landed CE Mark approval in the European Union for what it bills as the first and only hybrid diagnostic imaging system to combine optical coherence tomography and fractional flow reserve technology into a single platform.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — A panel of federal appellate judges heard arguments yesterday regarding President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul to determine whether the administration can constitutionally require citizens to buy health insurance.
During 90 minutes of oral arguments, the three-member panel of judges gave both the administration and its challengers a mixed reception.
Two judges on the three-member panel were appointed by Republican presidents.
Medtronic Inc. (NYSE:MDT) is looking to drum up $1 billion through a debt offering.
The Fridley, Minn.-based medical device giant announced a registered offering of $500 million worth of its 2.625 percent senior notes, due 2016, and $500 million of its 4.125 percent senior notes due in 2021.