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2011-08-03 15:02:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced today that it has acquired the medical business of Levitronix LLC ("Levitronix Medical") for an upfront cash payment of $110 million, as well as potential future cash earnout payments of up to $40 million. This transaction solidifies Thoratec's position as the leading, full-line...

2011-08-03 15:02:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today revenues for the second quarter of 2011 were $111.2 million, a 17 percent increase over revenues of $95.1 million in the second quarter of 2010. Results for all periods of fiscal 2010 exclude contributions from the company's International Technidyne Corporation (ITC) Division....


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