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2014-08-29 16:23:53

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today it will be participating in the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 10. Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an update on the company, beginning at 12:55 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (9:55 a.m., Pacific...

2014-08-06 16:29:25

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that it has entered into a $30 million Accelerated Share Repurchase (ASR) agreement. "This commitment to capital deployment reflects our ongoing conviction in the long term opportunities in our business," said Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive Officer....

2014-08-06 16:29:23

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced today that its CE Mark Clinical Trial for HeartMate PHP(TM) (Percutaneous Heart Pump) has commenced. "We are excited to begin the CE Mark Clinical Trial for HeartMate PHP and look forward to successful execution of this important clinical study," said Gary F. Burbach, President and...

2014-08-05 08:35:27

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, August 14, 2014. The conference is being held August 13-14 at the InterContinental Boston. A...

2014-08-04 16:27:06

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today it will be participating in the Canaccord Genuity 34(th) Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13. Taylor C. Harris, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide an update on the company, beginning at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (11:00 a.m., Pacific...

2014-08-04 08:29:13

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced the appointment of Katrin Leadley, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer of HeartWare, effective September 1, 2014. Leadley brings to HeartWare extensive strategic leadership, with more than 20 years of clinical and industry experience...

2014-07-21 16:26:19

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, today announced that it will report its operating results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 on Wednesday, August 6. The company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and operating activities, open to all interested parties, at 1:30 p.m., Pacific...

2014-07-17 08:30:20

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR) has scheduled a conference call to discuss its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company plans to release the financial results prior to the conference call. The conference call with management will discuss the Company's financial results, highlights from the second quarter and business outlook....

2014-07-02 16:24:45

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that it has acquired Apica Cardiovascular Limited ("Apica") for an upfront cash payment of $35 million and potential future clinical and sales milestones of up to $40 million. As part of the agreement, the Apica team based at facilities in Ireland and the United States will...

2014-06-27 08:25:53

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that its CE Mark Clinical Trial for HeartMate III(TM) commenced with the first patient implanted with this new device. "We are pleased to reach this significant clinical milestone with an important pipeline product," said Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive...


Latest Ventricular assist device Reference Libraries

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2010-10-14 16:46:25

The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...

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