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06/10/19Real-World Data from Guardian(TM) Connect and Sugar.IQ(TM) Reveal Improved Diabetes Outcomes
Sugar.IQ Insights Viewed as Helpful and Enable Users to Avoid Diabetes-Related Events up to Four Hours in AdvanceDUBLIN and SAN FRANCISCO - June 10, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced real-world data on its Guardian(TM) Connect continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system and Sugar.IQ(TM) diabetes assistant app presented at the 79th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco.The data presente... 
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06/10/19Medtronic Announces Its Forthcoming Robotic Assisted Surgical Platform to Feature Three-Dimensional Vision System from KARL STORZ
Four Year Partnership Made Public Today DUBLIN - June 10, 2019 - To enable upcoming regulatory filings, Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today made public its partnership with KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG (Tuttlingen, Germany), a pioneer in the field of endoscopic imaging. For the past four years, the two companies have partnered to seamlessly integrate KARL STORZ'S three-dimensional (3D) vision systems and visualization components into Medtronic's forthcoming robotic assisted surgical platform. "... 
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06/08/19Medtronic Initiates Pivotal Trial for Next-Generation Guardian(TM) Continuous Glucose Monitoring Sensor
DUBLIN - June 8, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that it has initiated the company's pivotal trial for its next-generation Guardian(TM) continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) sensor designed to improve accuracy and overall system performance, reduce sensor calibrations and enhance overall user experience. The multi-center, prospective trial will study the next-generation CGM sensor in up to 460 participants with type 1 or type 2 diabetes age... 
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06/08/19Medtronic Initiates Pivotal Trial for Bluetooth Enabled MiniMed(TM) 780G Advanced Hybrid Closed Loop System Designed to Automate Correction Bolusing
DUBLIN - June 8, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the enrollment of the first study participants in the company's pivotal trial of its Bluetooth® enabled MiniMed(TM) 780G advanced hybrid closed loop (AHCL) system. This next-generation system is designed to automate the delivery of correction boluses when the user experiences, or is predicted to experience, prolonged high glucose levels based on their sensor readings. The trial will evaluat... 
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06/07/19Medtronic and Tidepool Work Together on Interoperable Automated Insulin Pump System for Diabetes Management
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --   DUBLIN and PALO ALTO, Calif. - June 7, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, and Tidepool, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to making diabetes data more accessible, actionable and meaningful, have agreed to work together to create an interoperable automated insulin pump system. Medtronic will develop a future Bluetooth-enabled MiniMed(TM) pump that would be compatible with Tidepool Loop, a... 
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05/29/19Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak to Speak at Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - May 29, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that it will participate in the Goldman Sachs 40th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.Omar Ishrak, Medtronic chairman and chief executive officer, will answer questions about the company beginning at 11:20 a.m. PDT (1:20 p.m. CDT).A live audio webcast of the session will be available on June 11, 2019, by clicking on the Investor... 
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05/29/19Medtronic Gains U.S. FDA Clearance for New Catheter System for HIS Bundle Pacing
DUBLIN - May 29, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and commercial launch for the SelectSite(TM) C304-HIS deflectable catheter system for use in procedures involving His-bundle pacing (HBP).The SelectSite C304-HIS deflectable catheter system features a deflectable, out-of-plane curve to reach the bundle of His and is designed to enable enhanced range maneuverability, fixation and implant success for a wider range of patient anatomies... 
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05/28/19Medtronic EVP & CVG President Mike Coyle to Speak at Jefferies 2019 Global Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - May 28, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the Jefferies 2019 Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in New York City.Mike Coyle, executive vice president and president of Medtronic's Cardiac and Vascular group (CVG), will answer questions about the company beginning at 11:00 a.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. CDT).A live audio webcast of the session will be available on June 5, 2019, by clicking on the In... 
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05/28/19MiniMed(TM) 670G System Real-World Data on 8 Million Patient Days Shows 71 Percent Time in Range Across All Age Groups
DUBLIN - May 28, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced real-world clinical outcomes for the MiniMed(TM) 670G system, which is being used by more than 180,000 people today. Data on nearly 8 million patient days1 showed an average Time in Range of 71 percent across all age groups. The advanced algorithm in the MiniMed 670G system automates and personalizes the delivery of basal insulin 24 hours a day and is the only commercially available technol... 
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05/24/19Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak to Speak at Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference
DUBLIN - May 24, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that it will participate in the Bernstein 35th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in New York City.Omar Ishrak, chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic, will make a presentation and will answer questions about the company beginning at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT).A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on May 29, 2019, by clickin... 
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05/23/19Medtronic Reports Fiscal Year and Fourth Quarter 2019 Financial Results
      Q4 Revenue of $8.1 Billion, Flat as Reported and Grew 3.6% Organic        Q4 GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.87; Q4 Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $1.54      FY19 Revenue of $30.6 Billion Grew 2.0% Reported and 5.5% Organic     FY19 GAAP Diluted EPS of $3.41; FY19 Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $5.22     FY19 Cash Flow from Operations of $7.0 Billion Grew 50%; FY19 Free Cash Flow of $5.9 Billion Grew 62%  &nb... 
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05/22/19Results Announced from Two Renal Denervation Studies at EuroPCR Show Positive Outcomes in High-Risk Hypertensive Patients
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Results and Updated Global SYMPLICITY Registry Data Demonstrate Long-Term Results of RDN for Uncontrolled Hypertension DUBLIN and PARIS - May 22, 2019 - Investigators today unveiled late-breaking clinical data from a first-of-its-kind physician sponsored clinical trial. The data indicate that renal denervation (RDN) with the Medtronic Symplicity(TM) renal denervation system was associated with reduced occurrence of subclinical atrial ... 
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05/16/19Medtronic Launches Telescope(TM) Guide Extension Catheter to Support Complex Coronary Cases
FDA Cleared and CE Marked, Telescope Enters Global Market with Design Innovations to Enable Smooth Delivery of Coronary Stents and BalloonsDUBLIN - May 16, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), a global leader in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) innovation, today announced its entrance into the guide extension catheter market with the global launch of the Telescope(TM) Guide Extension Catheter, a newly designed catheter used to provide additional backup support and access to distal lesions. G... 
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05/11/19Medtronic Reveals Results of First-In-Human Study for Investigational Extravascular ICD System
Company to Proceed with Plans for Future Pivotal Study of New ICD SystemDUBLIN and SAN FRANCISCO – May 11, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced findings from a pilot study of its investigational Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (EV ICD) system, in which a lead is placed outside of the heart and veins to deliver lifesaving defibrillation and anti-tachycardia pacing therapy in one system, with a device the same size as traditional, transvenous ICDs. Results from the ... 
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05/10/19New Studies Highlight Underuse of Implantable Cardiac Devices
Treatment Disparities Prevent Indicated Patients from Receiving   Evidence-Recommended Life-Saving DevicesDUBLIN and SAN FRANCISCO - May 10, 2019 - Three new studies show that patients who are medically indicated for implantable heart devices, including implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), often do not receive needed therapy. The findings underscore gender and race treatment disparities, as well as a lack of referrals to physicians to... 
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05/10/19Medtronic to Announce Financial Results for Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2019
DUBLIN - May 10, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it will report financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2019 on Thursday, May 23, 2019. A news release will be issued at approximately 5:45 a.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) and will be available at http://newsroom.medtronic.com. The news release will include summary financial information for the company's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2019, which ended on Friday, April 26, 2019.Medtronic will host a webcast at... 
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05/09/19Medtronic Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Titan Spine
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Acquisition Further Accelerates Medtronic's Strategy to Transform Spinal Procedures and Improve Outcomes Through Complete Procedural Solutions DUBLIN - May 9, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), a global leader in medical technology, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which it will acquire Titan Spine, a privately-held titanium spine interbody implant and surface technology company. The boards of directors of both companies h... 
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05/09/19New Study Demonstrates Safety and Effectiveness of the MiniMed(TM) 640G System Reducing Hypoglycemia Compared with Insulin Pump Therapy Without CGM in Type 1 Diabetes
DUBLIN – May 9, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the publication of the SMILE study in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.1 The SMILE study (Study of MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump with SmartGuardTM in prevention of Low Glucose Events in adults with Type 1 diabetes) is the largest randomized controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and safety of the MiniMed™ 640G system with SmartGuard™ Suspend before low technology compared... 
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05/07/19Prospective Data Demonstrates Effective Pain Relief and Improved Function Using Medtronic's Evolve(SM) Workflow with Spinal Cord Stimulation
To Assess the Potential of Non-Opioid Treatment Options for Chronic Pain, Study Evaluates Pain Relief, Patient Function and SatisfactionDUBLIN and LAS VEGAS - May 7, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced primary endpoint (3-month) results of the Vectors Post Market Clinical Study that demonstrated effective pain relief and improved function in patients with chronic intractable back and leg pain treated with spinal cord stimulation (SCS) utilizing the EvolveSM workflow*.1,2 Medtronic of... 
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05/02/19Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for CareLink SmartSync Device Manager
Tablet-Based Device Manager Provides Portable and Secure Wireless Programming of Medtronic BlueSync(TM) Devices DUBLIN - May 2, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that the company has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the CareLink SmartSync(TM) Device Manager. With the introduction of SmartSync, physicians will now be able to use an Apple® iPad® to program and manage data from Medtronic's BlueSync-enabled implanted cardiac devices. Smart... 
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05/01/19Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for World's First Quadripolar Active Fixation Left Heart Lead
Attain Stability(TM) Quad MRI SureScan(TM) Lead Designed for Precise Placement and StabilityDUBLIN - May 1, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain Stability(TM) Quad MRI SureScan(TM) left heart lead. Paired with Medtronic quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillators (CRT-D) and -pacemakers (CRT-P), the Attain Stability Quad lead is the only active-fixation left heart lead, and is designed for preci... 
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04/30/19Medtronic Announces U.S. Commercial Launch of Solitaire(TM) X Revascularization Device
System Offers New Options for Improving Outcomes in Treating Stroke;   World's Second-Leading Cause of Death, Third-Leading Cause of DisabilityDUBLIN - April 30, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the U.S. launch of the Solitaire(TM) X Revascularization Device - and its first use in patients for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. For ten years, the industry-leading Solitaire(TM) Revascularization Device has enabled physicians in helping patients have a better chance at re... 
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04/17/19Medtronic Data Expands on Key Aortic Solutions for Challenging Anatomies
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --New EndoSuture Aneurysm Repair (ESAR) and Valiant Navion(TM) Data Presented at Charing Cross Demonstrate Safety and Efficacy in Patients with Complex Anatomies DUBLIN and LONDON - April 17, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today released new data on endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients with the Endurant(TM) II/IIs stent graft system in combination with Heli-FX(TM) EndoAnchor(TM) implants and for the Valiant Navion(TM) thoracic stent graf... 
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04/17/19Medtronic VenaSeal(TM) Closure System Demonstrates Durable and Consistent Outcomes at Five Years in Patients with Chronic Venous Disease
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --DUBLIN and LONDON - April 17, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced five-year outcomes from the VeClose Extension Study. Nick Morrison, M.D., Center for Vein Restoration, Mesa, Ariz., presented at the 2019 Charing Cross Symposium in London. The new data demonstrate durable and consistent long-term outcomes of the Medtronic VenaSeal(TM) Closure System in treating patients with chronic venous disease. The VeClose Extension Study is a follow-on study with ... 
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04/08/19New Data Show Encouraging Economic Outcomes for Medtronic HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System
Positive HVAD LATERALTM Study Results Also Now Published in   The Journal of Heart and Lung TransplantationDUBLIN and ORLANDO, Fla. - April 8, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced data showing promising economic outcomes for the Medtronic HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System after analyzing multiple clinical studies. The economic analyses of the HVAD System - a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) that helps a failing heart pump and increases the amount of blood that circulates throu... 
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04/08/19New Value-Based Agreement Between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Medtronic Leverages Diabetes Technology to Drive Positive Outcomes
  Agreement Focuses on the Guardian Connect Smart CGM System, Improved Member Engagement and Measuring Time in RangeMINNEAPOLIS and DUBLIN - April 8, 2019 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, announce a new outcomes-based agreement that provides members of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota plan who live with diabetes improved access to the Guardian(TM) Connect smart Continuous ... 
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04/08/19New Study Finds Targeted Drug Delivery (TDD) is Associated with a Reduction in Health Care Utilization and Cost for Cancer Pain Patients
Savings Are Driven by Fewer Inpatient Visits, Shorter Inpatient Length of Stay, and Fewer Emergency Department VisitsDUBLIN - April 8, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced results of a study published in JAMA Network Open that demonstrates a reduction in health care utilization and cost for cancer pain patients using targeted drug delivery (TDD) and conventional medical management (CMM) vs. CMM alone. The study found significant cost savings to payors, with fewer inpatient visits, sho... 
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04/05/19Medtronic HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System Demonstrates Reduction in Total Strokes, Disabling Strokes and Stroke-Related Mortality with Blood Pressure Management
Company Has Initiated a Post-Approval Study of Heart Failure Management Best Practices to Further Demonstrate Improved Patient OutcomesDUBLIN and ORLANDO, Fla. - April 5, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the results of an analysis on the impact of stroke severity in patients receiving its HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System as destination therapy, showing that targeted blood pressure management helped reduce serious strokes. The HVAD System is a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) tha... 
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03/25/19Medtronic Launches MedTech Innovation Accelerator in Shanghai
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Early-Stage Business Accelerator to Empower Local MedTech Innovation and Enhance Medtronic China's Industry Leadership DUBLIN and SHANGHAI - March 25, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the launch of the Medtronic MedTech Innovation Accelerator in Pujiang International Science and Technology City at Minhang District, Shanghai. The new collaborative innovation platform will provide services for MedTech start-u... 
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03/17/19New Clinical Trial Shows Medtronic TYRX(TM) Envelope Significantly Reduces Major Infections in Cardiac Implantable Device Patients
Late-Breaking Trial Results Presented at ACC Scientific Sessions and   Published in The New England Journal of MedicineWRAP-IT is the Largest Randomized Global Trial Ever Conducted with Cardiac Implanted Electronic DevicesDUBLIN and NEW ORLEANS - March 17, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced results from the landmark Worldwide Randomized Antibiotic Envelope Infection Prevention Trial (WRAP-IT), which demonstrated the TYRX(TM) Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope (TYRX envelope) reduce... 
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03/16/19Medtronic Evolut Low Risk Trial Meets Primary Endpoint
Less Invasive Evolut™ Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) System Successful in Clinical Trial When Compared to Open Heart Surgery in Healthier Aortic Stenosis PatientsDUBLIN and NEW ORLEANS – March 16, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced first-ever clinical data from the landmark Evolut Low Risk Trial comparing the minimally invasive Evolut™ transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system to the gold standard of open-heart surgery in characteristically younger, healthi... 
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03/14/19Medtronic Board Appoints Andrea J. Goldsmith, Ph.D. as a New Director
DUBLIN - March 14, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Andrea J. Goldsmith, Ph.D. to the Board as an independent director, effective March 11, 2019.Dr. Goldsmith is the Stephen Harris professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford University and director of Stanford's Wireless Systems Laboratory. Her research focuses on state-of-the-art wireless system design and the application of information theory and signal processing to neuroscience.... 
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03/08/19Medtronic Announces Cash Dividend for Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2019
Board Authorizes $6 Billion for Share RepurchasesDUBLIN - March 8, 2018 - The board of directors of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today approved the fiscal year 2019 fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.50 per ordinary share, representing a 9 percent increase over the prior year. This quarterly declaration is consistent with the dividend announcement made by the company in June 2018.  Medtronic is a constituent of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index, having increased its annual dividend payment for ... 
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03/07/19Medtronic Announces Closing of Public Offering of Senior Notes; Acceptance of Tendered Notes; and Redemption of Certain Senior Notes
DUBLIN - March 7, 2019 - Medtronic plc (the "Company") (NYSE:MDT) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Medtronic Global Holdings S.C.A. ("Medtronic Luxco") has closed a registered public offering (the "Offering") of €500,000,000 principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2021, €1,500,000,000 principal amount of 0.000% Senior Notes due 2021, €1,500,000,000 principal amount of 0.375% Senior Notes due 2023, €1,500,000,000 principal amount of 1.125% Senior Notes due 2027, €1,000,... 
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03/06/19Medtronic Announces the Pricing Terms of Its Cash Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities Issued by Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien International Finance S.A.
 DUBLIN - March 6, 2019 - Medtronic plc (the "Company") (NYSE:MDT) today announced the pricing terms of the previously-announced cash tender offers by its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien International Finance S.A. ("CIFSA" and, together with Medtronic, Inc., the "Offerors"), for any and all (the "Any and All Tender Offers") of the $3.1 billion in aggregate principal amount of the outstanding Notes listed in Table 1 below (the "Any and All Notes") and up to $3.7 billi... 
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03/06/19Medtronic Announces the Early Results of its Cash Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities Issued by Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien International Finance S.A.
DUBLIN - March 6, 2019 - Medtronic plc (the "Company") (NYSE:MDT) today announced that, pursuant to the previously-announced cash tender offers by its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien International Finance S.A. ("CIFSA" and, together with Medtronic, Inc., the "Offerors") for any and all (the "Any and All Tender Offers") of the $3.1 billion in aggregate principal amount of the outstanding Notes listed in Table 1 below (the "Any and All Notes") and up to $3.7 billion (the "A... 
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03/04/19Medtronic Announces Pricing of €7.0 Billion of Senior Notes
DUBLIN - March 4, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Medtronic Global Holdings S.C.A. ("Medtronic Luxco"), has priced an offering of €500,000,000 principal amount of floating rate senior notes due 2021, €1,500,000,000 principal amount of 0% senior notes due 2021, €1,500,000,000 principal amount of 0.375% senior notes due 2023, €1,500,000,000 principal amount of 1.125% senior notes due 2027, €1,000,000,000 principal amount of 1.625% senior notes due ... 
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03/04/19Medtronic Announces the Upsizing of its Maximum Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities Issued by Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien International Finance S.A.
DUBLIN - March 4, 2019 - Medtronic plc (the "Company") (NYSE:MDT) today announced the upsizing of the previously-announced cash tender offers by its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien International Finance S.A. ("CIFSA" and, together with Medtronic, Inc., the "Offerors") for up to $1.9 billion combined aggregate purchase price (excluding accrued and unpaid interest to, but not including, the applicable settlement date and excluding fees and expenses related to the tender off... 
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03/01/19Medtronic Statement Regarding IN.PACT Paclitaxel Safety Analysis Correction Letter in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology
DUBLIN - March 1, 2019 - On February 15, 2019, Medtronic issued a statement regarding a programming error in the clinical data reporting isolated to the two and three year follow-up periods in our IN.PACT Global post-market study, part of the IN.PACT Admiral clinical program for the treatment of femoropopliteal artery disease. As we noted in our previous statement, this programming error impacted the IN.PACT Paclitaxel Safety analysis, which recently presented at th... 
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03/01/19Medtronic EVP & CFO Karen L. Parkhill to Speak at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - March 1, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference 2019 on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Miami, Florida.Karen Parkhill, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Medtronic, will answer questions about the company beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT (8:00 a.m. CDT).A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on March 12, 2019, by clicking on the Investors Eve... 
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03/01/19Medtronic EVP & MITG President Bob White to Speak at Cowen Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - March 1, 2019 - Medtronic plc  (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the 39th Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference on Monday, March 11, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts.Bob White, executive vice president and president of Medtronic's Minimally Invasive Therapies Group (MITG), will answer questions about the company beginning at 11:20 a.m. EDT (10:20 a.m. CDT).A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on March... 
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02/28/19Medtronic Announces Approval and Launch of Japan's First DBM Bone Grafting Product for Spine and Orthopedic Procedures
Grafton(TM) DBM Product Will Provide More Options for Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in JapanDUBLIN and TOKYO - February 28, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today the Japanese launch of the Grafton(TM) Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM) bone grafting product for spine and orthopedic procedures. Grafton DBM is the first and only demineralized bone matrix product available in Japan, the world's second largest market for spinal medical devices. Due to its long clinical history, proven perform... 
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02/27/19Medtronic Announces FDA Clearance and U.S. Launch of the Accurian Radio Frequency System for Nerve Tissue Ablation
Medtronic Expands Pain Portfolio with Minimally Invasive Therapy to Support Patients Throughout the Care ContinuumDUBLIN - February 27, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the Accurian(TM) RF ablation platform, which conducts radio frequency (RF) ablation of nerve tissues. RF ablation is a minimally invasive procedure in which current produced by radio waves heats up a small area of nerve tissue to stop it from sending pain ... 
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02/26/19Medtronic Resolute(TM) Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) Platform Receives Expanded Indication for Treatment of Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)
FDA Approval Allows Interventional Cardiologists Access to Resolute DES Technology to Treat De Novo CTODUBLIN - February 26, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Resolute Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) platform (including the Resolute Onyx(TM) and Resolute Integrity(TM) DES) for the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease who have de novo chronic total occlusion (CTO), a complex vessel condition involving complete blocka... 
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02/25/19Medtronic Wraps Up Scientific Data Presentations at the Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes International Conference
DUBLIN - February 25, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced a successful conclusion to the 12th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD 2019), which took place in Berlin from February 20 - 23, 2019.At this year's conference, the Diabetes Group at Medtronic presented a range of scientific data focusing on the company's latest MiniMed(TM) 670G system and its exclusive SmartGuard(TM) technology, includ... 
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02/20/19Medtronic EVP & RTG President Geoff Martha to Speak at Leerink Partners Global Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - February 20, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the 8th Annual Leerink Partners Global Healthcare Conference in New York.    Geoff Martha, executive vice president and president of the Restorative Therapies Group (RTG) of Medtronic, will make a brief presentation and answer questions on the company, beginning at 9:00 a.m. EST (8:00 a.m. CST) on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.    A live audio webcast of the prese... 
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02/20/19Medtronic Announces U.S. Commercial Launch of Deep Brain Stimulation for Medically-Refractory Epilepsy
With Official Launch and First Implant, Several Health Insurers Now Consider     DBS Therapy for Epilepsy a Covered IndicationDUBLIN - February 20, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced both the U.S. launch of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for medically-refractory epilepsy and the first commercially implanted patient at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, as many as 3.4 million Americans have epilepsy1, with one-third estimated to be drug resist... 
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02/20/19Medtronic Announces Cash Tender Offer for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities Issued by Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien International Finance S.A.
DUBLIN - February 20, 2019 - Medtronic plc (the "Company") (NYSE: MDT) today announced the commencement of a cash tender offer by its indirectly wholly owned subsidiaries, Medtronic, Inc. ("Medtronic, Inc.") and Covidien International Finance S.A. ("CIFSA" and, together with Medtronic, Inc., the "Offerors"), for any and all (the "Any and All Tender Offers") of the outstanding Securities listed in Table 1 below and up to $1.9 billion (the "Aggregate Maximum Purchase Price") combined aggregate pur... 
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02/19/19Medtronic Receives FDA Breakthrough Designation for Developing Personalized Closed Loop Insulin Pump System for Diabetes Management
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --DUBLIN - February 19, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it has received Breakthrough Device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Personalized Closed Loop (PCL) insulin pump system, currently in development. The PCL technology is designed to automate insulin delivery in a way that is real-time, personalized and adapts to the user. The system will also provide insights and predicti... 
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02/19/19Medtronic Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
  Revenue of $7.5 Billion Increased 2.4% Reported; Increased 4.4% Organic   GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.94; Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $1.29 Operating Margin of 20.4% Increased 90 bps; Non-GAAP Operating Margin of 29.2% Increased 140 bps  Cash Flow from Operations of $4.9 Billion in First Nine Months vs. $3.6 Billion in Prior Year; Free Cash Flow of $4.1 Billion in First Nine Months vs. $2.9 Billion in Prior Yea   Company Raises FY19 EPS and Free Cash Flow Guidance  ... 
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02/17/19Medtronic Announces Preliminary PRODIGY Results: a Global Study to Identify Patients at High Risk for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Compromise
Groundbreaking Microstream(TM) Capnography Study Provides Easy-to-Use Risk Prediction ToolStudy Found Greater Than 40 Percent of Patients on Hospital General Care Floor Experience Opiod-Induces Respiratory DepressionDUBLIN and SAN DIEGO - February 17, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced preliminary results from PRODIGY, a Medtronic-sponsored, prospective, multi-center study to identify people at high risk for opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD), a form of respiratory co... 
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02/15/19Medtronic Statement Regarding Revised IN.PACT Post Market Study Data
Medtronic Statement Regarding Revised IN.PACT Post Market Study Data DUBLIN - February 15, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today issued the following statement regarding revised clinical study data: Recently, Medtronic became aware of a programming error in the clinical data reporting isolated to the two- and three-year follow-up periods in our IN.PACT Global post-market study, part of the IN.PACT Admiral clinical program for the treatment of femoropopliteal artery disease. Preliminary results ... 
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02/14/19Medtronic and Medical University of South Carolina Partner to Improve Patient Outcomes
   Value-Based Health Care Partnership Will Target   Acute Conditions and Chronic Diseases in South CarolinaDUBLIN and CHARLESTON, S.C. - February 14, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) today announced a five-year value-based health care partnership intended to transform and improve care for patients in South Carolina. The collaboration will focus on developing solutions that improve the health outcomes and care experiences for pa... 
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02/08/19Medtronic to Announce Financial Results for Its Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2019
DUBLIN - February 8, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it will report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019 on Tuesday, February 19 , 2019. A news release will be issued at approximately 5:45 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) and will be available at http://newsroom.medtronic.com. The news release will include summary financial information for the company's third quarter of fiscal year 2019, which ended on Friday, January 25, 2019.Medtronic will host a web... 
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02/07/19Medtronic Receives FDA Approval on Expanded Indication for Pipeline Flex Embolization Device
Approval Based on Clinical Data from the PREMIER Trial - New Indication Provides Options for Patients with Small or Medium, Wide-Necked Brain AneurysmsDUBLIN - February 7, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval on an expanded indication for its Pipeline(TM) Flex embolization device.1Previously indicated for the endovascular treatment of adults with large or giant wide-necked intracranial aneurysms (IAs) in the interna... 
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01/30/19Medtronic Valiant(TM) Captivia(TM) Demonstrates Durability, Safety, and Efficacy at Five Years in Transection Patients
New RESCUE Trial Data Presented in Blunt Thoracic Aortic InjuryDUBLIN and SAN DIEGO - January 30, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new data supporting the long-term durability, safety, and efficacy of the Valiant(TM) Captivia(TM) thoracic stent graft system for the treatment of blunt thoracic aortic injury (BTAI). The presentation by Himanshu J. Patel, M.D., University of Michigan Department of Cardiac Surgery at The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, was the first and o... 
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01/30/19Medtronic Announces Positive Results from the Largest ENB Study to Aid in Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Staging, and Treatment Preparation in a Single Minimally Invasive Procedure
Company Is Committed to Leading Evidence Generation Across the Lung Cancer Care ContinuumMedtronic Initiates Separate Study to Evaluate the Safety and Performance of the Emprint(TM) Ablation Catheter with the superDimension(TM) Navigation System for Lung Ablation ProceduresDUBLIN - January 30, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that the Journal of Thoracic Oncology has published 12-month results of the NAVIGATE study, the largest, prospective, multicenter trial evaluating electromag... 
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01/28/19Medtronic Announces U.S. Commercial Launch of Mazor X Stealth(TM) Edition for Robotic-Assisted Spine Surgery
First U.S. Patients Treated Using Mazor X Stealth(TM) Edition at Norton Healthcare and Reston Hospital CenterDUBLIN - January 28, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the first U.S. patients treated with the Mazor X Stealth(TM) Edition for spine surgery following its recent commercial launch. The Mazor X Stealth Edition offers a fully-integrated procedural solution for surgical planning, workflow, execution and confirmation. The system was first used at Norton Healthcare in Louisville... 
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01/24/19Medtronic to Acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Expanding Its Cardiac Ablation Portfolio
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --DiamondTemp Ablation System Represents Disruptive RF Innovation DUBLIN - January 24, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Inc. (EPIX), a privately-held medical device company that designs and manufactures a novel, catheter-based, temperature-controlled cardiac ablation system for the treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), including atrial fibr... 
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01/22/19Patient-Level Survival Analysis Demonstrates No Link Between Paclitaxel Dose and Mortality in Patients Treated with IN.PACT Admiral DCB
Data Presented Today at LINC Reiterate Commitment to Patient Safety and Data TransparencyDUBLIN and LEIPZIG, Germany - January 22, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new data shared on the IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) drug-coated balloon (DCB) in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the superficial femoral (SFA) and popliteal arteries. Outcomes from the IN.PACT DCB Paclitaxel Safety Analysis, an independent, patient-level survival analysis inclusive of all IN.PACT DCB clinica... 
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01/17/19Medtronic Enrolls First Patient in Clinical Study to Assess Pain Control and Oral Opioid Elimination with Targeted Drug Delivery
Study Will Further Advance Understanding of Effectiveness and Tolerability of the SynchroMed(TM) II Intrathecal Drug Delivery System in Patients Who Have Weaned off Oral OpioidsDUBLIN - January 17, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the first patient enrolled in the Embrace TDD (targeted drug delivery) clinical study that will evaluate the use of the SynchroMed(TM) II intrathecal drug delivery system ("Medtronic pain pump") as an alternative to oral opioids for patients with chronic... 
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01/15/19Medtronic Launches Mobile App That Communicates Directly with World's First Smartphone-Connected Pacemakers
MyCareLink Heart(TM) Mobile App Allows Pacemaker Patients to Easily Stay Connected with Their ClinicsDUBLIN - January 15, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the launch of its MyCareLink Heart(TM) mobile app to support the world's first and only portfolio of pacemakers that can communicate directly with patients' smartphones and tablets.Compatible with Medtronic BlueSync(TM) technology-enabled pacemakers, the MyCareLink Heart mobile app is designed to securely and wirelessly send dev... 
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01/09/19Medtronic Foundation Recognizes 12 Bakken Invitation Honorees For Driving Positive Change In Healthcare
Program Celebrates the Legacy of Medtronic Co-Founder Earl Bakken and Other Outstanding Patient Advocates Around the WorldMINNEAPOLIS and Kona, Hawaii - January 9, 2019 - The Medtronic Foundation today announced 12 individuals from around the world as recipients of the 2018 Bakken Invitation. This Medtronic Foundation program recognizes and connects people who "live on, give on and dream on" through their advocacy, contributions to innovation and volunteerism after overcoming health challenges w... 
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01/03/19New Prediction Feature for Hypoglycemia Now Available in Sugar.IQ(TM) Personal Diabetes Assistant App, Developed by Medtronic and IBM Watson Health
Untitled Document IQcast Feature Aims to Predict the Likelihood of a Low Glucose Event Up to Four Hours in AdvanceDUBLIN and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - January 3, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, and its strategic technology partner, IBM (NYSE:IBM) Watson Health, today announced a new feature for the Sugar.IQ(TM) personal diabetes assistant app called IQcast(TM). Using artificial intelligence (AI) technology from IBM Wat... 
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