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2010-08-05 12:58:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI) today announced that its shareholders approved Medtronic, Inc.'s acquisition of ATS Medical for $4.00 per share in cash for each share of ATS Medical stock, which per share amount is subject to decrease in the limited circumstances described in the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated April 28, 2010, between ATS Medical, Inc., Medtronic, Inc. and Pilgrim Merger Corporation (the "Merger Agreement"). Approximately...

2010-05-04 09:47:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, Medtronic could see its heart valve and surgical ablation market shares increase if the company completes its recently announced acquisition of ATS Medical. ATS Medical's device offering is an obvious complement to Medtronic's portfolio; ATS Medical's key product lines overlap with two areas in which Medtronic is seeking to expand its market...

2010-04-27 14:24:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today announced participation in the upcoming 90th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgeons (AATS) being held in Toronto, Canada, from May 1-5, 2010. The Annual AATS meeting is a key gathering of cardiovascular surgeons, nurses and allied health professionals which provides an excellent venue to...

2010-04-20 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services today announced the first commercial implant of the ATS 3f® Aortic Bioprosthesis was recently completed by Liu Zhi Gang, MD at Fu Wai Hospital in Beijing, China. Fu Wai Hospital is the largest cardiac surgery center in Asia and a full line of ATS products are utilized by their surgeons. ATS received...

2010-03-22 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services today announced that Health Canada-Medical Device Bureau, Therapeutic Products Programme has approved commercialization of the ATS Simulus® Annuloplasty Product Line for valve repair. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040202/ATSILOGO) The Simulus product portfolio includes flexible,...

2010-03-01 15:01:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040202/ATSILOGO) Fourth Quarter Results Revenue for the quarter was $18.7 million, or 3.7% higher, than the fourth quarter of 2008. On a constant currency basis, revenue growth for...

2010-03-01 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services today announced the first human robot assisted endoscopic aortic valve replacement in the Midwest using the daVinci® Surgical System from Intuitive Surgical (Nasdaq: ISRG) to implant the ATS 3f ® Aortic Bioprosthesis. The procedure was recently performed by Husam H. Balkhy, M.D., at the...

2010-02-23 14:54:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products, announced today that it will participate in the upcoming RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference at the New York Palace Hotel. Michael Dale, President and CEO of ATS Medical, will participate in an industry panel discussion on new products at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. Mr. Dale will also participate in a breakout...

2010-02-04 15:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009, after the market close on Monday, March 1, 2010. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal 2009...

2010-02-01 11:13:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services today announced the appointment of Xavier Bertrand to the position of Vice President and General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) effective March 1, 2010. Mr. Bertrand joins ATS Medical with over 15 years experience in the medical industry, primarily in the field of Interventional Cardiology. He has held several...


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