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07/12/18Medtronic Wins Expanded Indication for SelectSecure(TM) MRI SureScan(TM) Pacing Lead for His Bundle Site Stimulation
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --DUBLIN - July 12, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling expansion for the Medtronic SelectSecure(TM) MRI SureScan(TM) Model 3830 cardiac pacing lead to include stimulation of the bundle of His. It is the only pacing lead on the market approved for His-bundle pacing (HBP). The steroid-eluting, bipolar SelectSecure SureScan MRI model 3830 lead (lengths of 59, 69 and 74 cm) is attached to a single or dual chamb... 
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07/11/18Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for Less-Invasive Heart Pump Implant Procedure
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System Only LVAD Approved for Implant via Thoracotomy or Median Sternotomy DUBLIN - July 11, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) has received United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a less-invasive implant approach of its HVAD(TM) System, a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) for patients with advanced heart failure. The HVAD System is the smallest commercially available LVAD, and the only LVAD approved in the U.S. for imp... 
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07/10/18First-Year Results from Medtronic and UnitedHealthcare Value-Based Relationship Demonstrate Cost-Savings and Reduced Hospital Admissions
   (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  First-Year Results Demonstrate a 27 Percent Decline in Rate of Preventable Hospital Admissions for Medtronic Insulin Pump Users Compared to Patients on Multiple Daily Injections of InsulinDUBLIN - July 10, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) and UnitedHealthcare today announced first year results from an innovative value-based relationship focused on delivering patient-centered solutions that improve health outcomes while reducing soaring healt... 
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06/28/18Medtronic Launches the MiniMed(TM) 670G System Performance Guarantee for Payers and Employers
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --DUBLIN- June 28, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the launch of the MiniMed(TM) 670G Performance Guarantee Program - an outcomes-based offering for payers and employers designed to mitigate costs for diabetes-related complications. With this Guarantee, Medtronic will provide flat-fee reimbursements up to $25,000 per pump over 4 years for qualifying diabetes-related inpatient hospitalization and emergency room ... 
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06/25/18Medtronic Receives CE Mark for MiniMed(TM) 670G Hybrid Closed Loop System
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --DUBLIN - June 25, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the MiniMed(TM) 670G hybrid closed loop system - the first and only system to automate and personalize the delivery of basal insulin 24 hours a day1. The system is CE Mark approved for the treatment of people with type 1 diabetes 7 years of age and older with ongoing studies to expand the indication to additi... 
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06/24/18MiniMed 670G System Real-World Data Show Improved Time in Range and Reduced Lows and Highs Across All Patient Groups Including a 41 Percent Time in Range Improvement for Previous MDI Patients
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --DUBLIN - June 24, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced real-world clinical outcomes for 32,178 users of the MiniMed(TM) 670G system. Data on more than 2 million patient days showed an average Time in Range of 70.6 percent across all age groups for those using the system's most advanced SmartGuard(TM) technology - the only smart algorithm that can adapt to fluctuating glucose levels and automatically self-adjust ba... 
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06/22/18Artificial Intelligence-Powered Sugar.IQ(TM) Diabetes Management App Developed by Medtronic and IBM Watson Health Now Commercially Available
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Real-World Experience Data on Sugar.IQ App Use Presented at the 78th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association DUBLIN AND CAMBRIDGE - June 22, 2018 - 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 commercial availability of the Sugar.IQ(TM) smart diabetes assistant, a first-of-its-kind intelligent app designed to simplify a... 
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06/22/18Medtronic Announces 9 Percent Increase In Cash Dividend
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --41st Consecutive Year of Dividend Increases DUBLIN - June 22, 2018 - The board of directors of Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today approved a 9 percent increase in its quarterly cash dividend, raising the quarterly amount to $0.50 per ordinary share. This would translate into an annual amount of $2.00 per ordinary share, or a dividend per share payout ratio of 42 percent of prior fiscal year non-GAAP diluted earnings per share (EPS). Today's announcement marks the 41... 
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06/21/18Medtronic Receives FDA Approval of New Pediatric Indication for the MiniMed(TM) 670G Hybrid Closed Loop System in Children Ages 7-13
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --DUBLIN- June 21, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of the MiniMed(TM) 670G system in patients with type 1 diabetes seven years of age and older. This newest system by Medtronic features the company's most advanced SmartGuard(TM) technology and most accurate CGM - the Guardian Sensor 3 - which work together to automate the delivery of a person... 
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06/20/18Medtronic Announces Second Bone Cement Solution Indicated for Treating Sacral Fractures
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Delivering Commitment to Find New Treatment Options for Patients Suffering from Sacral Insufficiency Fractures DUBLIN - June 20, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance of Kyphon(TM) HV-R Bone Cement for fixation of pathological fractures of the sacral vertebral body (or ala) using sacral vertebroplasty or sacroplasty. This broadens Medtronic's commitment to treat fragility ... 
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06/19/18Medtronic Announces Scientific Data Presentations at the American Diabetes Association 78th Scientific Sessions Meeting
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Medtronic Will Host a Webcast of Its Diabetes Group Analyst and Investor Briefing on Monday, June 25 from 9 - 10 a.m. EDT DUBLIN - June 19, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced its schedule of notable sessions that will be presented at the 78th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, in Orlando, June 22-26. A significant portion of the scientific data being presented focuses on Medtronic's ... 
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06/19/18Medtronic Introduces Updated iPro(TM)2 myLog App with FoodPrint(TM) Report Enhancing Diagnostic CGM for People with Diabetes
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --    Expanded Relationship with Nutrino's FoodPrint Will Leverage Food Data Analytics Across Diabetes Portfolio DUBLIN - June 19, 2018 - Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the availability of the updated iPro(TM)2 myLog app with FoodPrint(TM) Report. The iPro2 myLog app offers a simple way for clinics to import patients' logged data during their professional iPro2 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) eva... 
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06/15/18Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for 200mm & 250mm IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) Drug Coated Balloons
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --New, Extended Balloon Lengths Enable Physicians to Efficiently Treat Long SFA Lesions DUBLIN - June 15, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for 200mm and 250mm lengths of the IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) to treat long superficial femoral artery (SFA) lesions in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). "As SFA disease progresses, we tend to see patients prese... 
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06/13/18Medtronic Launches New Clinician Programmer for Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy
FDA Approved, DBS Clinician Programmer Optimizes the Programming Experience By Addressing Day-to-Day Clinical Management Challenges DUBLIN - June 13, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved its state-of-the art Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Clinician Programmer and Activa(TM)Programming Application, which followed closely on the recent achievement of CE Mark this past March. The A... 
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06/05/18Medtronic Presents Strategic Growth Roadmap at 2018 Investor Day; Outlines Plan to Create Shareholder Value
Company Provides Long-Range Financial Targets NEW YORK CITY - June 5, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today is presenting its strategic roadmap and outlining its long-range plan for creating shareholder value at the 2018 Medtronic Institutional Investor and Analyst Day in New York City. The company is unveiling its pipeline across multiple businesses, asserting its commitment to be the industry leader in technology - innovating, inventing and disrupting to create new growth drivers and develop... 
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06/01/18FDA Classifies HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) Systems Unexpected Power Source Switching as Class I Recall
DUBLIN - June 1, 2018 - The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified Medtronic plc's (NYSE: MDT) recent voluntary urgent field action related to the HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System unexpected power source switching as a Class I recall. Class I recalls describe situations where there is reasonable risk of serious adverse health consequences or death. There have been no confirmed reports of catastrophic harm associated with this issue. The per patient probability of serious ... 
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05/29/18Medtronic to Participate In Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - May 29, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that it will participate in the Goldman Sachs 39th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Omar Ishrak, Medtronic chairman and chief executive officer, and Karen Parkhill, Medtronic executive vice president and chief financial officer, will answer questions about the company beginning at 8:00 a.m. PDT (10:00 a.m. CDT). A live audio web... 
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05/25/18Medtronic EVP & Chief Financial Officer Karen L. Parkhill to Speak at Jefferies 2018 Global Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - May 25, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the Jefferies 2018 Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in New York City. 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 session will be available on June 6, 2018, by clicking on the Investors Events ... 
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05/24/18Medtronic Reports Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results
Q4 Revenue of $8.1 Billion Grew 2.9% Reported and 6.5% Organic  Q4 GAAP Diluted EPS of $1.07; Q4 Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $1.42 FY18 Revenue of $30.0 Billion Grew 0.8% Reported and 4.6% Organic FY18 GAAP Diluted EPS of $2.27; FY18 Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $4.77 Company Issues FY19 Guidance DUBLIN - May 24, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018, which ended April 27, 2018. The company reported fourth quarter world... 
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05/24/18Independent Stent Imaging Study Shows Excellent Healing Profile with Resolute Onyx DES in Complex Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
Onyx 1-Month OCT Study Provides Potential Insights on DAPT Duration in Complex Patients Following Stent Implantation DUBLIN and PARIS- May 24, 2018 - Investigators today unveiled clinical data from the independently run Onyx 1-Month OCT Study, which showed strong early vessel healing in a patient population that contained a high percentage of patients with complex coronary artery disease who were implanted with the Resolute Onyx(TM) DES at one-month follow-up. Presented at the EuroPCR Annual M... 
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05/23/18New Medtronic Data Show Significant Blood Pressure Lowering Effect of Renal Denervation in Patients Taking Anti-Hypertensive Medication
Late-Breaking SPYRAL HTN-ON MED Study at EuroPCR Indicates RDN Lowers Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Patients in Presence of BP Medication DUBLIN and PARIS - May 23, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced first-ever-data from the SPYRAL HTN-ON MED Study. Initial study results found statistically significant and clinically important blood pressure reductions in hypertensive patients prescribed anti-hypertension medications treated with the Symplicity Spyral renal denervation (RDN) syste... 
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05/18/18Medtronic Announces 2018 Institutional Investor and Analyst Meeting and Webcast
DUBLIN - May 18, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today that the company will host its biennial Institutional Investor and Analyst Meeting on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in New York City from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The meeting will include remarks from the Medtronic executive management team on the company's strategies for creating long-term value for its shareholders. Omar Ishrak, Medtronic chairman & chief executive officer, and Karen Parkhill, Medtron... 
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05/16/18Medtronic Begins U.S. Study of Drug-Eluting Stents to Evaluate Treatment of Bifurcation Lesions in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
Medtronic Received IDE Approval from FDA to Generate Clinical Evidence with Resolute Onyx DES to Support Future Application for Expanded Indication in U.S. DUBLIN - May 16, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the initiation of a clinical study in the U.S. to assess the safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents (DES) for the treatment of bifurcation lesions, which account for approximately 20 percent of all percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI).1 The Bifurcation Cohort, part of... 
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05/15/18New Analysis Shows Medtronic Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Feature Associated with Improved Patient Survival
Real-World Data on AdaptivCRT(TM) Algorithm Presented at Heart Rhythm 2018 DUBLIN - May 15, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced study results showing its exclusive AdaptivCRT(TM) algorithm is associated with improved patient survival. The data were recently presented at Heart Rhythm 2018, the Heart Rhythm Society's 39th Annual Scientific Sessions in Boston. In a real-world, prospective registry of 1,835 patients, use of the AdaptivCRT algorithm was associated with a 31 percent relative ... 
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05/11/18New Study Demonstrates Feasibility of Novel Mechanical Sensor in Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System to Detect Atrial Contractions and Restore AV Synchrony
Late-Breaking Presentation at Heart Rhythm 2018 Shows Potential for More Patients to Benefit from World's Smallest Pacemaker DUBLIN and BOSTON - May 11, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new clinical study results demonstrating that an investigational algorithm, utilizing the accelerometer signal in the Micra(TM) Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) may restore AV synchrony, improving cardiac function in patients with sinus rhythm and atrioventricular (AV) block. The results from the... 
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05/11/18Medtronic Study Confirms Feasibility of New Extravascular Approach to ICD Therapy
Late-Breaking Presentation at Heart Rhythm 2018 Highlights Investigational Experience with ICD Lead Placed Under Sternum, Outside the Heart and Veins DUBLIN and BOSTON - May 11, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced results from a research study demonstrating the feasibility of a novel approach to delivering pacing and defibrillation therapy in which a lead is placed under the sternum (breastbone), outside of the heart and veins. Data from the Acute Extravascular Defibrillation, Paci... 
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05/10/18Medtronic to Announce Financial Results for Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018
DUBLIN - May 10, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it will report financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 on Thursday, May 24, 2018. 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 2018, which ended on Friday, April 27, 2018. Medtronic will host a webcast... 
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05/09/18Data Reinforce Reduced Complications with Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System Over Traditional Pacemakers in Real-World Use
Results Presented at Heart Rhythm 2018 Also Show Leadless Pacemaker is Safe Option for Patients with Past Device Infection DUBLIN and BOSTON - May 9, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that results through 12-months from the Post-Approval Registry (PAR) for the Medtronic Micra(TM) Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), reinforcing the high implant success rate and low complication rate seen since its U.S. approval two years ago, will be presented on Thursday, May 10 at Heart Rhythm 20... 
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05/07/18Mike Weinstein to Join Medtronic as Senior Vice President of Strategy
DUBLIN - May 7, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the appointment of Mike Weinstein as Senior Vice President, Strategy. In this role, Weinstein will work with Medtronic senior management in the areas of strategy, business development, capital deployment, and shareholder value creation. Weinstein joins Medtronic from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where he served as a Managing Director and led the firm's top-ranked healthcare team in equity resea... 
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05/02/18Medtronic Announces Advanced SynergyTLIF(SM) Workflow for Minimally Invasive Lumbar Spine Surgery
Integrated Technologies Allow a Fully Navigated Procedure with Fewer Surgical Steps DUBLIN and NEW ORLEANS - May 2, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the advanced SynergyTLIFSM workflow - a procedural solution for spine surgery that combines innovative technologies to create a completely navigated minimally invasive procedure that allows fewer intra-operative surgical steps. The announcement was made during the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) annual meeting i... 
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05/01/18Medtronic Announces TiONIC(TM) Technology, a Titanium 3D Printed Platform for Spine Surgery Implants
Technology Allows for Creation of More Intricate Implant Designs and Surface Textures DUBLIN and NEW ORLEANS - May 1, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the launch of a titanium 3D printed platform - TiONIC(TM) Technology - that enables more complex designs and integrated surface technologies for spine surgery implants. The announcement was made during the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) annual meeting in New Orleans, La. TiONIC Technology is a 3D printed tec... 
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05/01/18Medtronic Announces New Paid Family Care Leave Benefits
DUBLIN - May 1, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced expanded paid family leave benefits to allow for greater employee flexibility when balancing work and family priorities. Effective May 1, 2018, all full-time and part-time U.S. employees will be covered under the Medtronic Family Care Leave policy - a single, broad benefit that covers a wide range of family care leave needs, from time spent bonding with a new child, caring for ill family me... 
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05/01/18Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Medically Refractory Epilepsy
7-Year Data from the SANTE Trial Showed Median Seizure Frequency Reduction of 75 percent in Patients with Drug-Resistant Epilepsy with Partial-Onset Seizures Receiving DBS Therapy. DUBLIN - May 1, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted premarket approval for Medtronic's Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy as adjunctive treatment for reducing the frequency of partial-onset seizures, i... 
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04/30/18Medtronic Announces FDA Approval of Infuse(TM) Bone Graft in New Spine Surgery Indications Using PEEK Interbody Implants
Approval Adds Two Additional Implants to Current Spine Labeling DUBLIN - April 30, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Infuse(TM) Bone Graft in new spine surgery indications. InfuseBone Graft is now approved for use with additional spine implants made of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) in oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF 25(TM) and OLIF 51(TM)) and anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) procedures at a single level. This is th... 
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04/26/18Two-Year Feasibility Study Results Encouraging with Medtronic Harmony(TM) Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve
DUBLIN and SAN DIEGO - April 26, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced two-year outcomes for the Harmony(TM) Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from its early feasibility study. Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 41st Annual Scientific Sessions, data from 18 patients followed out to two years revealed the Harmony TPV showed solid valve function and no paravalvular leak (PVL). "Following the one-year feasibility outcomes, we are enco... 
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04/23/18Medtronic IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) Drug Coated Balloon Receives FDA Approval to Treat Long SFA Lesions
New Indication Expands DCB Treatment for Patients with SFA Lesions Up to 360mm DUBLIN - April 23, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) to treat long superficial femoral artery (SFA) lesions up to 360mm in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). Approval was based on clinical data from the complex lesion imaging cohorts of the IN.PACT Global Study, i... 
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04/17/18Medtronic Expands Focus on Interventional Oncology with Its U.S. Launch of OptiSphere(TM) Embolization Spheres
Product Line Offers Unique, Resorbable Option for Patients with Hypervascular Tumors DUBLIN - April 17, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced its U.S. launch of OptiSphere(TM) embolization spheres, a resorbable embolic platform designed for embolization of hypervascular tumors. OptiSphere offers patients an alternative treatment option, a resorbable embolic, with comparable results to a permanent embolic.1 Hypervascular tumors can present as malignant or benign and can be found in v... 
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04/10/18Medtronic Expands Visualase(TM) MRI-Guided Laser Ablation System to European Markets with CE Mark Approval
DUBLIN - April 10, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today the CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark and European launch of the Visualase(TM) MRI-Guided Laser Ablation System. The Visualase system provides advanced MRI-guided laser ablation technology and can be used in neurosurgery procedures. With the Visualase system, laser energy is delivered to the target area using an applicator. As light is delivered through the applicator, temperatures in the target area begin to rise, destroying th... 
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04/09/18Medtronic to Unveil Additional Clinical Data on HVAD® System at ISHLT 2018
Data on Implant Approach, Blood Pressure Management, Length of Stay, and Quality of Life to be Featured During Congress. DUBLIN - April 9, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced a preview of notable clinical data on the HeartWare HVAD® System that will be presented at The International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Scientific Sessions, from April 11-14, 2018, in Nice, France. The HVAD System is a mechanical heart pump (also called a left ventricular assist device,... 
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04/09/18Medtronic Announces Renal Denervation Pivotal Trial for the Treatment of Hypertension
Pivotal Trial Now Underway to Study Effect of Investigational Procedure in Patients with High Blood Pressure DUBLIN - April 9, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin an investigational device exemption (IDE) pivotal trial to evaluate the Symplicity Spyral(TM) renal denervation system in patients with high blood pressure (hypertension). Renal denervation is a minimally invasive procedure intended to regulate the activity of nerv... 
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04/05/18Dr. Laura Mauri to Join Medtronic as Vice President, Global Clinical Research & Analytics
DUBLIN - April 5, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced Laura Mauri, M.D., M.Sc., interventional cardiologist and clinical researcher at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will join Medtronic as Vice President, Global Clinical Research & Analytics. Dr. Mauri will direct the company's dynamic global clinical research strategies which leverage her widely recognized clinical trial leadership and... 
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03/20/18New Analyses Confirm Patients with Medtronic CRT Devices Experience Less Atrial Fibrillation, Are More Active
Positive Data on Exclusive AdaptivCRT(TM) Feature Unveiled at EHRA Scientific Sessions 2018 DUBLIN and BARCELONA, Spain - March 20, 2018 - Two real-world analyses featuring the Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) AdaptivCRT(TM) algorithm reinforce that its use is linked to a reduction in atrial fibrillation (AF) episodes, as well as tied to higher patient activity levels. The results, involving 408 patients with heart failure and a Medtronic cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device at 26 centers i... 
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03/19/18Study Shows Positive Results with Medtronic Cryoballoon for Patients with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
DUBLIN and BARCELONA, Spain - MARCH 19, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced one-year results from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF study of ablation with the Arctic Front Advance(TM) Cryoballoon to isolate the pulmonary veins in patients with symptomatic persistent atrial fibrillation (AF). The Arctic Front Advance Cyroablation System is not approved for treating persistent AF in the United States. The study results, presented today at the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) Scientific ... 
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03/13/18Medtronic EVP & President Hooman Hakami to Speak at Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - March 13, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the Oppenheimer 28th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in New York City. Hooman Hakami, executive vice president and group president of Medtronic's Diabetes Group, will answer questions about the company beginning at 8:35 a.m. EDT (7:35 a.m. CDT). A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on March 20, 2018, by clicking on t... 
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03/12/18Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for Guardian Connect Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System for People Living with Diabetes
'Smart' CGM System Provides Predictive Alerts for Dangerous Sensor Glucose Levels; Exclusive Access to Sugar.IQ Assistant with Watson Offers More Proactive Diabetes Management DUBLIN - March 12, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, today announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Guardian(TM) Connect continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system, for people with diabetes ages 14 to 75 years. The Guard... 
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03/12/18Applications Now Open for the 2018 Medtronic Global Champions Team
Medtronic Seeks Up to 20 Runners Who Benefit from Medical Technology Selected Runners Receive Entry and Travel to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile in October 2018 Applications Accepted at www.medtronic.com/globalchampions DUBLIN - March 12, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Medtronic Global Champions team. This annual program brings together runners from... 
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03/10/18Clinical Trials Show Strong Long-Term Performance with the Medtronic CoreValve TAVR System
Presented at ACC.18, Five-Year Follow-up from the CoreValve Extreme Risk and NOTION Studies Show Sustained Valve Function and Durability Over Time DUBLIN and ORLANDO - March 10, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today unveiled outcomes from the CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Extreme Risk Study and the real-world NOTION trial (Nordic Aortic Valve Intervention Trial), both of which examined patients with the CoreValve(TM) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system at five years post-implant. Pre... 
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03/09/18Medtronic EVP & CFO Karen Parkhill to Speak at Barclays Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - March 9, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will answer questions about the company on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Miami, Florida. Karen Parkhill, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Medtronic, will answer questions about the company beginning at 10:15 a.m. EDT (9:15 a.m. CDT). A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on March 14, 2018, by clicking on the Investors Events link at http://i... 
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03/09/18Medtronic Announces Cash Dividend for Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018
DUBLIN - March 9, 2018 - The board of directors of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today approved the fiscal year 2018 fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.46 per ordinary share, representing a 7 percent increase over the prior year. This quarterly declaration is consistent with the dividend announcement made by the company in June 2017.  Medtronic is a constituent of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index, having increased its annual dividend payment for the past 40 consecutive years. The dividend is pa... 
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03/08/18Medtronic EVP & CVG President Mike Coyle to Speak at Cowen Healthcare Conference
DUBLIN - March 8, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the 38th Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts. Mike Coyle, executive vice president and president of Medtronic's Cardiac and Vascular Group (CVG), will answer questions about the company beginning at 9:20 a.m. EDT (8:20 a.m. CDT). A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on March 13, 2... 
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02/28/18Medtronic and Lehigh Valley Health Network Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement Focused on Delivering Value-Based Healthcare Programs
The Programs Are Expected to Benefit up to 500,000 Patients in Northeast Pennsylvania and Reduce Cost of Care by $100 Million LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. and DUBLIN - February 28, 2018 - Today, Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), an eight-hospital network serving seven counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania, have announced a five-year strategic partnership aimed at developing innovative, sustainable, and integrated value-based solut... 
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02/26/18Medtronic Launches First 2.0 mm Drug-Eluting Stent in United States Designed to Treat Patients with Small Vessels
FDA Approved, Resolute Onyx 2.0 mm DES Technology Tackles Clinical Challenge of Treating Coronary Artery Disease in Previously Untreatable Patients DUBLIN - February 26, 2018 - Designed specifically for small vessels, Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the Resolute Onyx(TM) 2.0 mm Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) - the smallest sized DES on the market. The new stent is intended to help interventional cardiologists treat pati... 
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02/26/18Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for New Arm Indication for Guardian(TM) Sensor 3 - Further Enhancing the MiniMed(TM) 670G Hybrid Closed Loop Experience
DUBLIN- February 26, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new arm indication for the Guardian(TM) Sensor 3. This expanded indication will enable patients to wear the sensor on the upper arm - delivering more flexibility and enhanced performance for users, as well as improved accuracy, with a MARD of 8.7 percent following typical calibration methods used with the MiniMed(TM) 670G s... 
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02/21/18NICE Issues Medtech Innovation Briefing Recognizing Medtronic Reveal LINQ in the Detection of Atrial Fibrillation After Stroke of Unknown Cause
DUBLIN - February 21, 2018 - Today, the United Kingdom's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued a Medtech Innovation Briefing on the use of the Medtronic Reveal LINQ(TM) insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) with the Medtronic CareLink® Network, highlighting the device's benefits in detecting suspected atrial fibrillation (AF) after a stroke of unknown cause (cryptogenic stroke), which includes cryptogenic transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and embolic stroke of undetermined so... 
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02/21/18Medtronic Introduces MiniMed(TM) Mio(TM) Advance Infusion Set for People with Diabetes
New Infusion Set Offers Simpler, Faster, and More Convenient1 Insulin Pump Experience DUBLIN - February 21, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, today introduced the MiniMed(TM) Mio(TM) Advance infusion set. The MiniMed Mio Advance infusion set is the newest addition to the MiniMed portfolio of infusion sets and gives patients a simpler, faster and more convenient set change with fewer steps1,2. The new infusion set will first be ava... 
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02/20/18Medtronic Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
Revenue of $7.4 Billion Increased 1% as Reported; 7% at Comparable, Constant Currency  GAAP Diluted LPS of $1.03; Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $1.17 Company Reiterates Full Year Revenue and EPS Guidance  DUBLIN - February 20, 2108 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2018, which ended January 26, 2018. The company reported third quarter worldwide revenue of $7.369 billion, an increase of 1 percent as reported, or 7 percent on a com... 
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02/16/18Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak to Speak at CEO Investor Forum 3.0
DUBLIN - February 16, 2018 - Medtronic plc  (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the CECP CEO Investor Forum 3.0 in New York on Monday, February 26, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. EST. Omar Ishrak, chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic, will make a formal presentation on the company beginning at 4:00 p.m. EST (3:00 p.m. CST).  A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on February 26, 2018, by clicking on the Investor Even... 
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02/15/18New Pediatric At-Home Study of MiniMed(TM) 670G System Demonstrates Positive Results in Children Ages 7 to 13
DUBLIN and VIENNA - February 15, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that new data from its at-home pediatric study of the MiniMed(TM) 670G system in patients 7-13 years of age were presented at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) 11th International Conference in Vienna, Austria. Study results mirror data from the pivotal trial of the system in adults and adolescents (14 and above), showing patients spent more Time in R... 
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02/13/18Medtronic to Announce Financial Results for Its Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018
DUBLIN - February 13, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it will report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. 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 2018, which ended on Friday, January 26, 2018. Medtronic will host a... 
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02/13/18Medtronic Announces Upcoming Data Presentations at the Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes 11th International Conference
Medtronic Will Host an Exclusive Symposium on Thursday, February 15 VIENNA - February 13, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced its schedule of notable sessions that will be presented at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) 11th International Conference in Vienna, Austria, from February 14-17. A significant portion of the scientific data being presented focuses on the company's insulin pump systems, including new data on ... 
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01/30/18Alex Gu Named Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic's Greater China Region
DUBLIN and SHANGHAI - January 30, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that Alex Gu, previously Vice President, Regional Growth Initiatives, Greater China, and leader of Medtronic's Minimally Invasive Therapies Group (MITG) in Greater China, has been named Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic's Greater China Region. Medtronic's Greater China Region includes mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, and the Taiwan region. Gu will serve on the company's Executive Committee and succeeds... 
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01/30/18Medtronic and Philips Partner to Innovate in Lung Cancer Management
Healthcare Leaders Join to Streamline and Optimize the Management of Lung Nodules DUBLIN and AMSTERDAM - January 30, 2018 - In a collective effort to improve the management of patients with lung nodules, Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) have entered into a business relationship to develop and commercialize the LungGPS(TM) Patient Management Platform. The comprehensive patient and data management platform is designed to streamline the management of lung nodule ... 
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01/30/18IN.PACT Admiral Demonstrates Consistent and Durable Outcomes in New Two-Year Japan Data and IN.PACT Global Critical Limb Ischemia Cohort Analysis
Data Presented at LINC 2018 Highlight IN.PACT Admiral as Safe and Effective Treatment Option in PAD DUBLIN and LEIPZIG - January 30, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today added to its robust body of clinical evidence supporting the IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) drug-coated balloon (DCB) with new presentations that demonstrated durable and consistent clinical outcomes in peripheral artery disease (PAD). The new data presented at the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC) in Leipzig, Germany, included t... 
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01/26/18Medtronic Launches IDE Study to Evaluate the Abre(TM) Venous Self-Expanding Stent System in Patients with Deep Venous Disease
Study to Enroll Subjects at up to 35 Sites Across the U.S. and Europe DUBLIN - January 26, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the initiation of its investigational device exemption (IDE) study for the Abre(TM) venous self-expanding stent system. The ABRE IDE Study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Abre stent in subjects with iliofemoral venous outflow obstruction. The first procedure was performed in December of 2017, by Dr. Erin Murphy, director of the venous and ... 
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01/24/18Medtronic Launches ENCHANT Study to Evaluate ChEVAR Parallel Graft Technique with the Endurant(TM) II/IIs Stent Graft System
Clinical Study to Investigate the Performance of the ChEVAR Technique in AAA Patients with Short Aortic Necks DUBLIN - January 24, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the launch of the ENCHANT (ENdurant CHEVAR New Indication Trial) study. The post-market, non-interventional, multi-center, non-randomized, single-arm study will enroll approximately 150 patients across 25 sites in Europe and Russia, and will evaluate the safety and performance of a ChEVAR procedure using the Endurant... 
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01/16/18Medtronic Receives FDA Clearance for Riptide(TM) Aspiration System
New System Expands Neurovascular Product Portfolio for the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke DUBLIN - January 16, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that the company's Neurovascular business unit received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Riptide(TM) Aspiration System, adding a valuable tool to the Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) product portfolio. The Riptide Aspiration System is designed to retrieve thrombus (or blood clot) through the Arc(TM) Catheter and r... 
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01/11/18New Study Shows Superiority of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy (ITB Therapy(SM)) Over Oral Medication for the Treatment of Severe Post-Stroke Spasticity
Therapy Delivered via the Medtronic SynchroMed(TM) II Infusion System DUBLIN - January 11, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the publication of results from the 'Spasticity In Stroke-Randomised Study' (SISTERS) trial in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry (JNNP). These results demonstrate the superiority of Medtronic ITB TherapySM with Lioresal®Intrathecal (baclofen injection) delivered via the SynchroMed(TM) II Infusion System compared to conventional medical ... 
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01/10/18FDA Approves Innovative Clinician Programmer for the Medtronic SynchroMed II Intrathecal Drug Delivery System for Chronic Pain and Severe Spasticity
SynchroMed(TM) II for Chronic Pain Is an Alternative to Systemic Opioids for Many Patients DUBLIN - January 10, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new clinician programmer for use with the SynchroMed(TM)II Intrathecal Drug Delivery system, an implantable pump that provides targeted drug delivery for chronic pain and severe spasticity. The SynchroMed II pump delivers medication directly to the fluid around the spinal cord, which... 
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01/09/18Medtronic Enrolls First Patient In Pain Study to Assess Optimized Spinal Cord Stimulation Programming
As More Physicians Seek Non-Opioid Treatment Options, the Vectors Study Will Further Advance Understanding of New Approaches to Optimal Spinal Cord Stimulation Treatment DUBLIN - January 9, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the first patient enrolled in the Vectors Post Market Clinical Study. The study will follow patients with chronic intractable pain who are undergoing spinal cord stimulation (SCS) treatment managed with the EvolveSM workflow*, which standardizes guidance that ... 
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