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Abbott and Medtronic Reach Agreement on Global Patent Disputes

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) announced today a settlement resolving all outstanding intellectual property litigation between the two parties. Under the terms of the settlement, Medtronic will pay Abbott $400 million. The settlement al...

Lilly and Medtronic Form Alliance to Provide Solutions for Diabetes Management

Collaboration combines insulin expertise of Lilly with Medtronic delivery and glucose sensing leadership INDIANAPOLIS and MINNEAPOLIS, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two of the most recognized names in diabetes management -Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) and Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: M...

Video: Davis Phinney Foundation and Medtronic Raise Awareness of How to Improve Your Life Today for Those Living With Parkinson's Disease

Olympic Cyclist Davis Phinney, Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease at A Young Age, Tells His Story about Battling The Disease MINNEAPOLIS, April 09 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT ), announced it has joined forces with the Davis Phinney Foundation to raise awareness amon...

The Medtronic Foundation Awards Fourth Grant to the National Parkinson Foundation's National Parkinson Care Network Program

MIAMI, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has been awarded its fourth grant from the Medtronic Foundation Patient Link program to address health disparities in Parkinson's disease (PD). Medtronic Foundation funding for the National Parkinson Care Network...

Envisionier and Medtronic Announce Agreement

Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) and Envisionier Medical Technologies, Inc., a privately held company, today announced an agreement that grants exclusive rights for US distribution and marketing of the endogo® system to the ENT (ear, nose, and throat) division of Medtronic. ...

Boston Scientific and Medtronic Reach Agreement on Patent Disputes

Agreement stops all litigation in interventional cardiology and endovascular repair NATICK, Mass., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) and Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT ) today announced the settlement of two lawsuits and an agreement to stand down in...

Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. Sued for Product Liability and Promoting the Off-Label Use of Infuse(R) Bone Graft Product, According to Page Perry, LLC

ATLANTA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A patient who allegedly was seriously injured by Medtronic, Inc.'s Infuse(R) Bone Graft implant in an off-label surgical procedure promoted by Medtronic has sued the company, according to James A. Dunlap Jr. & Associates LLC and Page Perry, LLC. The firms,...

Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek, USA, Inc. Sued for Product Liability and Promoting the Off-Label Use of Infuse(R) Bone Graft Product, According to Page Perry, LLC

ATLANTA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A patient who was surgically implanted with Medtronic's Infuse(R) Bone Graft product, for an off-label use promoted by Medtronic, suffocated due to severe throat and neck swelling, according to James A. Dunlap Jr. & Associates LLC and Page Perry, LLC who filed t...

Court Rejects Two Medtronic Patents

Boston Scientific obligation reduced from $250 to $19 million NATICK, Mass., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that the U.S. District Court of Marshall, Texas found two patents of Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT ) unenforceable for i...

NuVasive Announces Patent Infringement Complaint Brought by Medtronic Sofamor Danek

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NuVasive, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing products for minimally disruptive surgical treatments for the spine, announced today that it has obtained a complaint brought by Medtronic Sofamor Danek alleging patent in...
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Two-Year Results from the Medtronic ENDEAVOR III Trial Confirm Stent's Positive Clinical Profile

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2007 - Two-year results from the Medtronic (MDT:NYSE) ENDEAVOR III trial confirm the positive clinical profile of the Endeavor(R) drug-eluting coronary stent and bring to nearly 1,300 the number of Endeavor patients who have at least two years of follow-up. Sig...

Lower Extremity Peripheral Vascular Stent and Balloon Catheter Markets to Exceed $180 Million in Europe by 2013

... Devices 2009 report provides coverage of key industry competitors, including Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, Cordis, C. R. Bard, medtronic Vascular, Terumo Medical, W. L. Gore, and many more. About Millennium Research Group Millennium Research Group ( www.MRG.net ), a Decision...

Journal of American College of Cardiology Article Reports Fewer Repeat Procedures With Boston Scientific's TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Stent

...fic. XIENCE V is a trademark of the Abbott Laboratories group of companies. Cypher is a trademark of Cordis Corporation. Endeavor is a trademark of medtronic Vascular, Inc. Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range ...

Pain Relief in Just One Visit with Genzyme's Synvisc-One

...AlloSource, Biomet, Blackstone Medical (Orthofix), DePuy, Exactech, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Genzyme Biosurgery, Integra LifeSciences, LifeNet Health, medtronic Spinal and Biologics, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Orthovita, Osiris Therapeutics, Osteotech, RTI Biologics, sanofi-aventis, Smith & Nep...

Survey Reveals Significant Public Lack of Diabetes Awareness

...nited States by Harris Interactive(R) on behalf of medtronic between March 7 and 9, 2007, via its QuickQuery(SM...e their diabetes. About the Diabetes Business at medtronic The diabetes business at medtronic (www.medtronic-diabetes.com) is the world leader i...

Study Supports Cost-Effectiveness of Medtronic's Spasticity Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy

...dy should expand access to the treatment, known as medtronic ITB Therapy(SM) (Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy). C...ily physically, emotionally, and financially. medtronic ITB Therapy, which uses the company's SynchroMed(R...ss. "This study supports the cost-effectiveness of medtronic ITB Therapy, an effective treatment for severe spa...

Medtronic Announces Positive Nine-Month Results for Endeavor Resolute Next Generation Drug-Eluting Stent at EuroPCR

..., a proprietary, biocompatible polymer designed by medtronic scientists. BioLinx is different from other polyme...cell membrane to maintain biocompatibility. "The medtronic drug-eluting stent product pipeline is extremely s...th coronary artery disease." Two articles on the medtronic RESOLUTE trial and the Endeavor Resolute stent wil...

Tight Glycemic Control in the ICU

...excursions in outpatients with diabetes that has shown promise in monitoring critically ill patients. The Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS, medtronic MiniMed) utilizes a subcutaneous sensor implanted in the abdomen. However, in its current format, the CGMS does not provide real-time monitoring. Gl...
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Cables for Pre-sterilized Medtronic electrodes

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Wet-Field Hemostatic Eraser Bipolar Tip (25 gauge Fine point, Curved 150)

Description:...ese specialty Eraser instruments have been designed to provide the ophthalmic surgeon with the right tool for situations requiring precise hemostasis. medtronic recently introduced a series of 25 gauge intraocular, bipolar, diathermy instruments. These instruments provide discrete treatment of target tissues f...
Company:Medtronic Xomed, Inc.

Wet-Field Hemostatic Eraser Bipolar Tip (25 gauge Fine point, Curved 135)

Description:...ese specialty Eraser instruments have been designed to provide the ophthalmic surgeon with the right tool for situations requiring precise hemostasis. medtronic recently introduced a series of 25 gauge intraocular, bipolar, diathermy instruments. These instruments provide discrete treatment of target tissues f...
Company:Medtronic Xomed, Inc.

Wet-Field® Hemostatic Eraser Bipolar Tip (25 gauge Fine Point, Straight)

Description:...ese specialty Eraser instruments have been designed to provide the ophthalmic surgeon with the right tool for situations requiring precise hemostasis. medtronic recently introduced a series of 25 gauge intraocular, bipolar, diathermy instruments. These instruments provide discrete treatment of target tissues f...
Company:Medtronic Xomed, Inc.

Multi-Use Pediatric Anorectal Water Perfused Catheters

Description:... We have water perfused manometric catheters for esophageal, anorectal and vector volume diagnostic tests. All medtronic Water Perfused Catheters are made using clear, medical grade PVC tubing. For pressure measurement in the esophagus you will find a number of standard ...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

Multi-Use Pediatric Esophageal Water Perfused Catheters

Description:... We have water perfused manometric catheters for esophageal, anorectal and vector volume diagnostic tests. All medtronic Water Perfused Catheters are made using clear, medical grade PVC tubing. For pressure measurement in the esophagus you will find a number of standard ...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

Multi-Use Adult Anorectal Water Perfused Catheters

Description:... We have water perfused manometric catheters for esophageal, anorectal and vector volume diagnostic tests. All medtronic Water Perfused Catheters are made using clear, medical grade PVC tubing. For pressure measurement in the esophagus you will find a number of standard ...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

Single-use Anorectal Water Perfused Catheters

Description:... medtronic offers a family of single-use products to promote safety for your patients ...catheters for esophageal, anorectal and vector volume diagnostic tests. All medtronic Water Perfused Catheters are made using clear, medical grade PVC tubing. Fo...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

Multi-Use Adult Esophageal Water Perfused Catheters

Description:... We have water perfused manometric catheters for esophageal, anorectal and vector volume diagnostic tests. All medtronic Water Perfused Catheters are made using clear, medical grade PVC tubing. For pressure measurement in the esophagus you will find a number of standard ...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

Single-use Esophageal Water Perfused Catheters

Description:... medtronic offers a family of single-use products to promote safety for your patients ...catheters for esophageal, anorectal and vector volume diagnostic tests. All medtronic Water Perfused Catheters are made using clear, medical grade PVC tubing. Fo...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

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Essential Tremor

...your family, or someone you care about is affected by essential tremor (ET), please read this section. You will find information about the ... medtronic offers information on the facts about causes, symptoms, and risk factors of essential tremor . ... Essential tremor is the result of abnormal ....

Dystonia

...ehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this painful muscle ... In dystonia , muscles contract involuntarily — causing an ... medtronic offers information on the facts about causes, symptoms, and risk factors of dystonia . ... Dystonia ... Dystonia is a neurological movement dis...
Medtronic in Biological News

Combining advanced medical and information technologies offers pathway to lower health care costs

...ontinue to make countries like Japan, China and India difficult to navigate," commented Chris Miller, Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs, medtronic Asia Pacific. "As a result, companies need to identify and consider the key policy and reimbursement elements affecting medical technology with each m...

U of MN uses robotic surgery techniques in cardiac cell therapy research

...ver cell therapy to the damaged cardiac tissue would reduce the risk to patients," said Doris A. Taylor, Ph.D., professor of Physiology, holder of the medtronic Bakken Chair in Cardiovascular Repair, and co-leader of the study. The minimally invasive approach would offer several benefits for people in hea...
Medtronic in Biological Technology

Arbor Surgical Technologies Announces Series C Financing and Licensing Agreement with Medtronic

Proceeds to Fund U.S. Clinical Trials of Trilobal Tissue Heart Valve and Implantation Technologies IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Surgical Technologies, Inc., a privately held medical device company, announced today the closing of a $20 million dollar Serie...

Kyphon Stockholders Approve Merger with Medtronic

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kyphon Inc. (Nasdaq: KYPH ) announced today that its stockholders approved the adoption of the merger agreement with Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT ) at a special meeting of stockholders held today. As previously announced, on July 26, 2007, ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...res to treat restenosis at two years as compared to patients treated with 'olimus-based DES's, including Johnson Johnson, Inc.'s Cypher(R) Stent and medtronic Inc.'s Endeavor(R) Stent. In the patients with diabetes, the TAXUS Liberte demonstrated a statistically significant lower restenosis rate compared t...

Patton Medical Devices Partners With Unomedical to Develop and Market the i-port Advance(TM) Injection Port for People Taking Multiple Daily Injections

...nit of ConvaTec. inset(R) is a registered trademark of Unomedical a/s and the Quick-set(R) is a registered trademark of and exclusively distributed by medtronic Minimed. For more information about Unomedical, its products and services, visit www.infusion-set.com or www.unomedical.com . About the...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

...o. KG, Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc., Karl Storz Endoscopy Japan K.K., medtronic Neurologic Technologies, Olympus Corporation, Richard Wolf Medical Instrume...ica, Inc. (USA) II-53 Karl Storz Endoscopy Japan K.K. (Japan) II-53 medtronic Neurologic Technologies (USA) II-54 Olympus Corporation (Japan) II-54 ...

WuXi PharmaTech Appoints Felix Hsu as Senior Vice President of U.S. Operations

...esident of WuXi AppTec U.S. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040705/CNM002LOGO ) Prior to joining WuXi, Mr. Hsu worked at medtronic for 14 years in positions of increasing responsibility. He has broad experience as a product manager and business leader, serving as Director of Heart...

SpectraScience Secures Distribution for WavSTAT(R) Cancer Diagnosis System in Germany & Austria

.... Krainer was established in 1979 and distributes other leading gastroenterological diagnostics products from market leaders including Alpine Biomed, medtronic Functional Diagnosis, Spirus, Horizons, IntroMedic, and Sierra." Krainer Medtechnik's President & Managing Director, Guido Carniolan, stated...

TechConnect Summit Brings the Global Technology Community to Houston, May 4-6, 2009

... BASF BP Dow Chemical Eastman Kodak Genzyme GlaxoSmithKline Honda Lockheed Martin medtronic Merck Omron Philips Samsung Sanyo " TechConnect's model of corporate partnering and technol...

Alpine Biomed Opens New Manufacturing Facility to Support Demand for Specialty Diagnostic Devices

...h sectors in health care. It has partnered with some of the world's leading health care companies on its investments including: Johnson & Johnson, medtronic and Smith & Nephew. Water Street's team is comprised of industry executives and private equity professionals with decades of experience investing ...

Elsevier and Brain Mapping Foundation Co-Host 6th Annual World Congress of IBMISPS on Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy

...rs-Sinai Medical Center, USA - Jim Cloar, Vice President and Manager of medtronic Navigation, medtronic Inc. Elsevier, IBMISPS and Brain Mapping Foundation will also Co-h...
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