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St. Jude Pauses LEADLESS II Trial Of Nanostim Following Reports Of Lost Telemetry

Executive Summary

No patient injuries related to the Nanostim issues have been reported, but it puts St. Jude further behind Medtronic and Boston Scientific in the emerging leadless pacemaker market. The company says the problem reported with seven Nanostim devices is not related to the lithium-deposit problem that recently caused batter depletion in some of its high voltage devices.

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