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Doctors and other health professionals can’t learn everything in the classroom — at least half of a student’s undergraduate medical education happens in hospitals and…
CEO calls the performance a "solid finish" to fiscal year.
Some 37,000 defibrillator reports at issue; Medtronic says doctors notified.
Microsoft has made available a security patch for operating systems, even those it doesn't support anymore, to prevent a ransomware attack.
In a first, Minnesota medical device maker CVRx presented data at an influential medical meeting over the weekend showing that its implantable Barostim Neo electric-stimulation…
An obscure firm was behind the disclosure of information.
Medical device maker cited shifting market dynamics for the move.
The rare issue may affect five Medtronic models.
Companies, including Minnesota's Medtronic, say it could be a billion-dollar industry.
Maple Grove biotech firm teams with NIH to assess how human brain cells respond to the drugs.
The device maker didn't specify the number of jobs affected in Minnesota.
The medical device maker acknowledged some key challenges ahead.
Medtronic, the leading supplier of surgical staplers, said it has confidence in its devices when used as directed.
Startup is using University of Minnesota technology to develop a balloon device to treat pulmonary hypertension.
The widely attended event looks at both the risks posed by hackers and potential for new technology to change lives.
Despite strong quarterly numbers, analysts want to see more upside going forward.
The decision includes products sold by Minnesota's Coloplast and Boston Scientific.
Many have been forced to find other locations to sterilize their products.
Startup HistoSonics raises $54M, plans to expand operations in Twin Cities.
Michigan ransomware attack is worst-case scenario for providers.
Some patients could end up paying less for monitor.
Yonder, a company started at the U, has developed an app aimed at helping kids navigate a trip to the dentist.
Agency chief disclosed the intention a week before his expected departure.
Medical firm will be based in U.K., retain operational HQ in the Twin Cities.
The Homeland Security Department, which oversees security in critical U.S. infrastructure including medical devices, issued an alert.
Eden Prairie company has clinical trials for similar products underway, and key payments at risk.
Medtronic, Edwards Lifesciences touted data showing outcomes for their systems.
Device maker employs 850 people in Minnesota.
AdvaMed said its communication tool will help the industry share insight on ongoing issues.
The case involved inducements to doctors provided by Covidien before its 2015 sale to Medtronic.
Some firms could pull products from Europe, while others might not compete there at all.
Partnership between doctors treating kidney stones, Perk Motivation and the University of Minnesota won the federal government's Step Up App Challenge.
The devices' maker stands behind Durata leads' long-term safety and durability, and the devices remain on the market.
Abbott Northwestern, Mayo are among the hospitals using the new Medtronic technology.
Abbott Laboratories' new transcatheter is the first approved for premature infants.
A Minnesota-designed device aims to make IV access easier by using electric stimulation to make veins more prominent.
This was a quarter that showed the benefits of Medtronic's array of products. It saw some weakness in heart-rhythm devices and spinal products, but that was offset somewhat by growth in minimally-invasive therapies and products for surgical wounds.
Inadvertent omission has no effect on safety analyses, company says.
Local study reports early success with stimulator implant from Abbott Labs.
It was just after Christmas last year when Kevin Thomas Varner received the jolting news of his impending death. The news prompted the machine operator…
Sales of cardiovascular devices rose 7.7 percent during the last quarter.
Clinical trial for device by Relievant Medsystems helps patients quickly.
"The ability to diagnose early and stage in a single procedure may improve survival and reduce treatment costs," study authors wrote
The plaintiffs were seeking damages over defective heart devices.
Monteris Medical studies changes in patients who have faced mortality.
After buying St. Jude Medical, the company has seen the figures cool.
Medtronic data find no correlation in paclitaxel exposure, mortality risk.
They are rethinking using paclitaxel-coated stents, balloons following report.
Company said some devices temporarily lose ability to pace the heart.
Researchers in December flagged higher patient death rates, but device companies have questioned the findings.
A new $1.3 million economic-development initiative called MedTech Bridge is trying to capitalize on Denmark's strengths.
The ruling pertains only to 61 Bair Hugger suits filed in state courts by Minn. residents.
Local firm is the latest to try to shake up the $100 billion clinical lab business
One shot while in car, another at bus stop.
The companies say their data don't show safety risks that researchers have cited in a published analysis.
Gains in fast-growing niches led the way.
The EyeBox can detect dysfunction in the brain by tracking eye movements.
The microbiome company is the fourth with U roots to be acquired in the past 18 months.
The two companies have been working for years on a system to create details of 3-D surgical plans.
Hundreds gather to honor Medtronic founder as visionary, philanthropist.
Serious neck injuries in patients who received the Infuse surgical implant weren't reported to regulators for years.
Dozens of peer-reviewed papers on the Bair Hugger's safety profile have been published, some critical, some supportive.
As lawsuits pile up, 3M defends Bair Hugger against its own worst critic: the inventor.
The three cases all involved schemes to promote sales of medical devices made by ev3 and Covidien, before Medtronic acquired the companies in 2015.
Gordy C. Parkhurst was denied many of the things in early life that come to define us as adults: an education, a family, a normal…
Company uses Mayo data to teach digital tool to detect heart problems.
Omar Ishrak said firm's focus moving forward is to "invent and disrupt" the med-tech market.
Medtronic has agreed to pay a $54.5 million class-action settlement to investors to resolve allegations that a heart-pump company it acquired in 2016, HeartWare, repeatedly…
The company added the device in hopes of expanding participation.
James E. Hengen of Chanhassen allegedly peaked into his wife's work papers and made trades off the information. He is also accused of tipping off others.
Devices are OK to sell in Europe, but approval in U.S. is elusive.
Heraeus cited growth in neuromodulation as key in deal to pick up Evergreen Medical.
The company saw revenue increase nearly 9 percent in the third quarter.
The new probe eliminates the risk of overheating during use with MRI scanner.
Earl Bakken invented the pacemaker in Minneapolis and started Medtronic in 1949.
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