James Walsh

Reporter | Medical Technology
Phone: 612-673-7428
James Walsh covers medical technology companies such as Medtronic and St. Jude and innovations.

Recent content from James Walsh

Medtronic’s tiny implanted cardiac monitor gets approval

The Reveal Linq implantable cardiac monitor is one-third the size of a AAA battery and can store data for up to three years.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 09:37 PM

Medtronic earnings fall 23% after charges

Analysts say the results were mostly in line with expectations.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Minneapolis surgeon's unusual aortic procedure is saving lives

Dr. Jesse Manunga of Abbott Northwestern Hospital is one of just a few in the nation to offer customized treatment for a special type of aortic aneurysm.

Updated: February 16, 2014, - 05:10 PM

Study shows improved detection of atrial fibrillation

Study finds Reveal XT monitor improves upon previous methods of detecting atrial fibrillation.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Medtronic sells unit that made implant for snorers

A Dallas clinic will take over making a technology used by 45,000 patients – and the device will once again...

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 09:48 PM

Mannequin bleeds for operation war ready

A mannequin developed at the U is so realistic that it bleeds, giving medics practice that feels true.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 11:02 PM

Pacemaker-like device offers hope to some epilepsy patients

The FDA approved the tiny NeuroPace in November. The California company is working to reach 400,000 patients who could benefit.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM

St. Jude starts U.S. test for its tiny pacemaker

The Nanostim was implanted directly into the heart of a patient in New York's Mount Sinai Hospital. The device is about one-tenth the size of a normal pacemaker.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 08:51 PM

At Boston Sci, a year of growth

Sales are rising fastest in emerging markets that now account for about one-tenth of the medical technology company’s business.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 09:23 PM

St. Jude Medical reorganizes its leadership

The integration continues moves started in August 2012, joining research and development and some other functions.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 05:36 AM

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