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Thoratec Reports a 19 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues as Cardiovascular Division Revenues Increase 30 Percent in 2009
Date:1/28/2010

ch includes both the HeartMate II® LVAS (Left Ventricular Assist System) and HeartMate® XVE, increased 43 percent year-over-year," said Gary F. Burbach, president and chief executive officer of Thoratec.

The company said that it ended the year with 120 HeartMate II centers in North America, an increase of 19 during the year, and 91 internationally, an increase of 14 during 2009. In addition, there are now 76 centers with CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) certification for reimbursement for Destination Therapy (DT).

"We are looking forward to rolling out the HeartMate II for DT, based on the FDA's approval of our PMA (Pre-Market Approval) supplement on January 20, 2010.  This approval creates a new opportunity for the many advanced-stage heart failure patients who are not responding to other forms of treatment to access a proven therapy. We have launched a comprehensive strategy targeted to existing and potential centers, referring cardiologists and patients to build awareness around the efficacy of the device and its ability to dramatically improve survival and quality of life versus other therapy options," Burbach noted.

With this approval, the HeartMate II can be used to provide long-term cardiac support for patients suffering from advanced-stage heart failure who are not eligible for transplantation. Under the approval, the HeartMate II can be used in patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class IIIB or IV end-stage left ventricular failure who have received optimal medical therapy for at least 45 of the last 60 days, and who are not candidates for cardiac transplantation.  

"We begin 2010 in an excellent position to achieve continued strong growth. The clinical community's response to the data from the DT trial has been very positive and we expect a significant numbe
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