Press Release

Medtronic to Announce Financial Results for Its Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012

MINNEAPOLIS – February 10, 2012 – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today it will report financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2012 on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. A news release will be issued at approximately 6:15 a.m. Central Time and will be available at www.medtronic.com/newsroom. The earnings news release will include summary financial information for Medtronic’s third quarter ended January 27, 2012.

Medtronic will host a webcast at 7 a.m. Central Time to discuss financial results for its third quarter. The webcast can be accessed by clicking on the Investors link through the Medtronic website at www.medtronic.com on February 21, 2012.

Within 24 hours of the webcast, a replay, podcast, and transcript of the prepared remarks will be available under the Events and Presentations page in the Investors section of the Medtronic website.

About Medtronic
Medtronic, Inc. (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Minneapolis, is the world’s leading  medical technology company -- alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for people with chronic disease.

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Medtronic Media Contacts:
Amy von Walter, Public Relations, 763-505-3780
Jeff Warren, Investor Relations, 763-505-2696

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