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2006-06-07 07:29:34

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Newly released records show that Guidant Corp. drafted a letter last year to tell doctors about significant defects in the company's heart devices, but they were never sent, a report said on Wednesday.

2006-05-15 13:29:23

By Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boston Scientific Corp. on Monday said it had notified doctors that some of its implantable cardiac devices, which it acquired as part of its purchase of Guidant Corp. last month, could be at risk for early battery depletion.

2006-05-15 12:12:22

By Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boston Scientific Corp. on Monday said it had notified doctors that some of its implantable cardiac devices, which it acquired as part of its purchase of Guidant Corp. last month, could be at risk for early battery depletion.

2006-03-21 16:25:09

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cardiovascular device maker Guidant Corp. said on Tuesday an outside panel it commissioned found its methods for reporting flaws in its devices consistently failed to consider patient safety.

2006-03-14 09:07:41

By Lisa Richwine ATLANTA (Reuters) - Patients with implanted heart devices that were subject to U.S. recalls or safety warnings do not have higher death rates than those who had devices that were not linked to such problems, a study released on Monday said. Guidant Corp.

2006-03-13 09:27:18

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Guidant Corp., the heart device maker that has been plagued by a series of product recalls, on Monday said it is voluntarily notifying physicians of battery problems in some Contak Renewal 3 RF and Renewal 4 RF implantable cardiac defibrillators.

2006-01-23 12:25:49

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Guidant Corp., the object of a bidding war between Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific Corp., on Monday said it has identified another batch of older-model pacemakers that are at risk of malfunction. Guidant said the U.S.

2006-01-23 12:25:00

Guidant Corp., the object of a bidding war between Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific Corp., on Monday said it has identified another batch of older-model pacemakers that are at risk of malfunction.

2006-01-19 11:22:59

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The New York Times is scheduled to appear in a Texas courtroom on Thursday to request the release of documents that may show medical device maker Guidant Corp.

2006-01-08 19:05:00

Boston Scientific Corp. on Sunday formalized its $25 billion cash and stock offer to acquire Guidant Corp. in a move to woo the medical-device maker away from its existing merger partner, Johnson & Johnson.


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