Press Release

Medtronic to Announce Financial Results for Its First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013

MINNEAPOLIS – Aug. 9, 2012 – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today it will report financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2013 on Tuesday, August 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 first quarter which ended July 27, 2012.

Medtronic will host a webcast at 7 a.m. Central Time to discuss financial results for its first quarter. The webcast can be accessed by clicking on the Investors link through the Medtronic website at www.medtronic.com on August 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:
Jeff Warren, Investor Relations, 763-505-2696
Amy von Walter, Public Relations, 763-505-3780
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