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  • Evolut™ PRO+ TAVR System for Treatment of Symptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis Patients
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    Medtronic beats Edwards on valve dysfunction in TAVR study

    In a head-to-head clinical trial, Medtronic linked its device to a lower rate of valve dysfunction than Edwards’ rival product in a subpopulation of patients.

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    Physicians ask FDA to revoke approval of DNA test for opioid addiction

    Physicians said the test is based “on old genetic studies that have largely been abandoned” and could exacerbate the opioid crisis.

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    J&J to acquire Shockwave Medical for $13.1B

    The deal comes just over a week after The Wall Street Journal reported that the companies were discussing a merger.

    Updated April 5, 2024
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    Freenome’s colorectal cancer blood test data underwhelm analysts

    Cowen analysts said Freenome’s results are good news for competitors Exact Sciences and Guardant Health.

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    Beckman Coulter receives FDA warning letter

    Inspectors found fault with quality practices at a facility that makes immunoassay analyzer instruments and tests.