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  • Medtronic and Irvine heart valve maker settle patent dispute

    Medtronic and Irvine heart valve maker settle patent dispute
    Medtronic Inc. and Edwards Lifesciences Corp., an Irvine heart valve maker, on Tuesday announced a settlement to end a long-running patent dispute that includes a one-time payment by Medtronic of $750 million and annual royalties of between $40 million and $60 million to Edwards through 2022, the companies said. 
  • The Crowd: Business leaders share dinner and directors awards

    It was arguably the most prestigious social event of the Southern California business community. On Feb. 17, some 450 executives from all over Southern California converged upon the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Laguna Niguel, for the 16th Forum for Corporate...

    Patients at heart of medical device issue

    Patients at heart of medical device issue
    Antonitsa Vlahoulis knew as she slipped into unconsciousness on the operating room table that her surgeon would choose which medical device she would receive to fix her leaky heart valve. But when a warranty card arrived in the mail for the device...

    Data raise questions on FDA oversight

    When the medical device trade association AdvaMed petitioned the FDA to reclassify annuloplasty rings in 1997, it argued that data on adverse events involving the rings showed few problems, pointing out that just 465 events had been reported to the FDA...

    Heart-valve rings slip through FDA loophole

    Heart-valve rings slip through FDA loophole
    If you have a faulty heart valve and decide to get it replaced, a surgeon will implant an artificial one that has undergone rigorous examination by the Food and Drug Administration. But if you choose the option recommended for most patients —...