PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that it will be participating in two investor conferences during September.
On Wednesday, September 22, Thoratec will participate in the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference. David V. Smith, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will provide an update on the company, beginning at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time (6:00 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time). The presentation will be available through the conference web site at http://cc.talkpoint.com/ubsx001/092110a_lv/?entity=9_X5OU7YR, or on the company's web site at http://www.thoratec.com.
On Wednesday, September 29, Thoratec will participate in the Lazard Capital Markets Circulatory Assist Device Day. For parties interested in listening to the event, a conference call will be available beginning at 1:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (10:00 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time). The teleconference can be accessed by calling (877) 526-2899 or (719) 325-4744, passcode: 3439901. Please dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the beginning of the call. A replay of the conference call will be available through Sunday, October 3, by telephone at (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820, passcode: 3439901.
Thoratec is a world leader in therapies to address advanced-stage heart failure. The company's product lines include the Thoratec® VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) and HeartMate® LVAS (Left Ventricular Assist System) with more than 15,000 devices implanted in patients suffering from heart failure. Additionally, its International Technidyne Corporation (ITC) Division is a leader in point-of-care blood testing and skin incision products. Thoratec is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. For more information, visit the company's web site at http://www.thoratec.com.
Thoratec, the Thoratec logo, HeartMate and HeartMate II are registered trademarks of Thoratec Corporation and IVAD is a trademark of Thoratec Corporation. ITC, A-VOX Systems AVOXimeter, HEMOCHRON, ProTime, ProTime InRhythm and IRMA are registered trademarks of International Technidyne Corporation. CentriMag is a registered trademark of Levitronix, LLC.
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