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Plaintiffs Obtain $240 Million Amended Settlement In Guidant Defibrillators Products Liability Litigation

- $45 Million More Than Original Agreement - - Relief for Up To 8,550 Patient Plaintiffs - MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-Lead Counsel for the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the Guidant Medical Device Litigation announced today that an amended settlement a...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

...pairment charges - These amounts represent non-cash write-downs of certain of the Company's intangible assets. Following the Company's acquisition of guidant in 2006, and the related increase in the Company's debt, management has heightened its focus on cash generation and debt pay down. Management removes ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008

...nges in CRM market demand since our acquisition of guidant - coupled with the recent disruptions in the credi...ble assets. Following the Company's acquisition of guidant in 2006, and the related increase in the Company's...costs associated with the Company's acquisition of guidant do not reflect expected on-going future operating ...

Cyberonics Names Milton M. Morris, Ph.D. Vice President, Research & Development

... as Director, Program Management and Operations since November 2007. Prior to InnerPulse, Dr. Morris was employed in several different positions with guidant Corporation and its successor, Boston Scientific Corporation, over a period of 11 years, including Senior Research Engineer; Manager, Research and Dev...

Genomic Health Announces Management Changes and New Responsibilities

... executive vice president, operations, and chief financial officer in January 2008. Previously, Cole served in various senior management positions at guidant Corporation and Applied Biosystems Incorporated. Cole holds a B.S. in business from Biola University and an M.B.A. from San Jose State University ...

TYRX Appoints David Elliot, Jr. Chief Operating Officer

... In 1987, Mr. Elliot began his career in healthcare executive management at guidant Corporation, where during the following nine years he held different roles of escalating responsibility and was ultimately the director of guidant Japan's Cardiac Rhythm Management division. Mr. Elliot earned a Bachelor of...

MAQUET Cardiovascular Responds to Terumo Complaint About VASOVIEW Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting Systems

... combining MAQUET Cardiopulmonary with Boston Scientific's Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery divisions, which included the products and services of guidant Cardiac Surgery. The creation of this new organization enables MAQUET to offer a comprehensive array of patient care solutions for less-invasive endos...

SyntheMed Appoints Corinne Mundin as Director, International Market Development

...Inc., a diagnostic equipment company focused on cardiac surgery, and held previous international sales management positions with Chase Medical LLP and guidant CVS. Ms. Mundin's responsibilities will include enhancing the company's distributor network, establishing corporate relationships with key accounts, a...

Cardica, Intuitive Surgical, MAQUET Cardiovascular and Transonic to Host 'Innovations in Revascularization' Symposium

... combining MAQUET Cardiopulmonary with Boston Scientific's Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery divisions, which includes the products and services of guidant Cardiac Surgery. The creation of this new organization enables MAQUET to offer a comprehensive array of patient care solutions for less-invasive endos...

MAQUET Cardiovascular Launches HEARTSTRING III Proximal Seal System for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

... combining MAQUET Cardiopulmonary with Boston Scientific's Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery divisions, which includes the products and services of guidant Cardiac Surgery. The creation of this new organization enables MAQUET to offer a comprehensive array of patient care solutions for less-invasive endos...
Guidant in Medical Technology

Heparin Use Prior to Endoscopic Vein Harvest Improves Graft Patency in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Patients

... combining MAQUET Cardiopulmonary with Boston Scientific's Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery divisions, which includes the products and services of guidant Cardiac Surgery and the VASOVIEW endoscopic vessel harvesting system. The creation of this new organization enables MAQUET to offer a comprehensive a...

Evalve Expands Executive Leadership Team

...e. Cleary joins Evalve after a successful tenure with Boston Scientific and guidant Corporation. Cleary held several senior management positions including vice... where he championed regional sales and directed management development for guidant Corporation (prior to its acquisition by Boston Scientific). Chris most rec...
Guidant in Medical Products

VASOVIEW® HemoPro™ Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System

Description:... The new guidant VASOVIEW® HemoPro™ EVH system is designed to deliver a new level of performance in endoscopic vessel harvesting for both the saphenous vein ...
Company:Guidant Corporation

VASOVIEW® 7 Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System

Description:... Continuing a long history of technology innovation, the new guidant VASOVIEW® 7 EVH system is a seventh-generation device on the VASOVIEW&...improves on a familiar platform, combining ease of use with new technology. guidant builds new flexibility and finesse into a proven system. Discover advanced ...
Company:Guidant Corporation

INSIGNIA Ultra SR

Description:... The guidant INSIGNIA Ultra pacing system offers sophisticated patient-specific, easy-to-use features for simplified patient management and enhanced patient safety...
Company:Guidant Corporation

INSIGNIA Ultra DR

Description:... The guidant INSIGNIA Ultra pacing system offers sophisticated patient-specific, easy-to-use features for simplified patient management and enhanced patient safety...
Company:Guidant Corporation

MULTI-LINK MINI VISIONCoronary Stent System

Description:... enhanced confidence for excellent outcomes in small vessel treatment. The guidant MULTI-LINK MINI VISION RX and guidant MULTI-LINK MINI VISION OTW Coronary Stent Systems are indicated for improvi...
Company:Guidant Corporation

VASOVIEW 6 Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System

Description:... Shorter hospital stays Reduced risk of infection and complications Reduced postoperative pain Significantly enhanced cosmesis The guidant VASOVIEW 6 EVH system is an intuitive, sixth-generation device designed to facilitate the incorporation of EVH into practice. Backed by Guidants indu...
Company:Guidant Corporation

Vitality DS VR

Description:...ound to reduce the SCD mortality rate for these patients from as high as 55 percent to less than 2 percent as verified in more than 65,000 implants of guidant devices....
Company:Guidant Corporation

VITALITY 2 DR

Description:... The guidant VITALITY 2 implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are designed to treat patients at risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD) due to arrhythmia. The...
Company:Guidant Corporation

Vitality DS

Description:...ound to reduce the SCD mortality rate for these patients from as high as 55 percent to less than 2 percent as verified in more than 65,000 implants of guidant devices....
Company:Guidant Corporation

Fineline II Sterox Atrial J Model 4480

Description:... The guidant Fineline II Sterox Atrial J is a steroid-eluting pacing lead designed for permanent implantation for either atrial or ventricular applications....
Company:Guidant Corporation
Guidant in Biological News

Implanted Devices Detect High-Risk Heart Failure Patients

...s between different patient characteristics, the use of the new technology, and patient outcomes, Gilliam said. The CRT-D devices were developed by guidant Corp., Indianapolis, which funds the Heart Failure-Heart Rate Variability Registry, an ongoing national study. ...
Guidant in Biological Technology

Boston Scientific Resolves Outstanding Litigation Matter, Finalizes Goodwill Impairment Charge

... These amounts represent non-cash write-downs of certain of the Company's goodwill and other intangible assets. Following the Company's acquisition of guidant in 2006, and the related increase in the Company's debt, management has heightened its focus on cash generation and debt pay down. Management removes ...

Genomic Health Announces Appointment of Ginger Graham to Board of Directors

...medicines to improve the lives of people with diabetes and obesity. Prior to Amylin, Ms. Graham served as Group Chairman, Office of the President, for guidant Corporation, a cardiovascular medical device manufacturer, and held a number of management positions at Eli Lilly and Company, a global pharmaceutical...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2008

... The integration costs associated with the Company's acquisition of guidant do not reflect expected on-going future operating expenses. The fair va...et income and non-GAAP net income per diluted share. -- Items such as guidant integration costs and restructuring-related expenses that are excluded ...

Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval for PROMUS(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System

... coronary artery lesions (up to 28 mm long) with reference vessel diameter of 2.5 to 4.0 mm. As a result of agreements related to its acquisition of guidant in 2006, Boston Scientific shares the rights to everolimus-eluting stent technologies with Abbott, including the XIENCE V Everolimus-Eluting Coronary ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for First Quarter Ended March 31, 2008

...ns. The integration costs associated with the Company's acquisition of guidant do not reflect expected on-going future operating expenses. The fair va...et income and non-GAAP net income per diluted share. -- Items such as guidant integration costs and restructuring-related expenses that are excluded ...

District Judge Dismisses Shareholder Suit Related to Boston Scientific

... Judgment entered in favor of guidant and its former directors/officers NATICK, Mass.,...missed proceedings filed by former shareholders of guidant Corporation ("Guidant") against several of Guidant...directors and officers. Boston Scientific acquired guidant Corporation in 2006. The plaintiffs alleged that t...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Board Elects James M. Cornelius Chairman of the Board

...hown in me and in our management team as we move forward." Prior to coming to Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mr. Cornelius served as chairman emeritus of the guidant Board of Directors upon closing of its merger into Boston Scientific in April 2006. Previously he had been chairman and CEO during the merger process ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2007

... associated with the Company's 2006 acquisition of guidant Corporation and amortization expense (pre-tax) of ...sis for 2006 -- as though the Company had acquired guidant on January 1, 2006 -- CRM sales were $2.026 billio... stock purchase; the step-up value of acquired guidant inventory sold during the period; the AAA prog...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2007

...bott stock purchase; the step-up value of acquired guidant inventory sold during the period; the AAA prog...s associated with the Company's acquisition of guidant do not reflect expected on-going future operat...ventory is a cost directly attributable to the guidant acquisition and is not indicative of the Compa...

Boston Scientific to Explore Sale of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery Businesses

...alue, and continuing to build and strengthen Boston Scientific." Boston Scientific acquired the Cardiac Surgery business in April 2006 as part of the guidant transaction. Headquartered in San Jose with a manufacturing facility in Dorado, Puerto Rico, the Cardiac Surgery business is a leading developer of me...
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