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More Than Just A VAD Maker: HeartWare Broadens Heart Failure Focus With Valtech Buy

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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The deal will make HeartWare more of a go-to firm for heart-failure specialists, executives say. It comes soon after St. Jude Medical announced its acquisition of Thoratec, another VAD-focused firm whose technology will now be sold alongside a broader set of tools for heart-failure caregivers.

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