PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today it will be participating in two upcoming investor conferences.
On Tuesday, December 2, the company will participate in the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference. D. Keith Grossman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an update on the company beginning at 11:30 a.m., Eastern Standard Time (8:30 a.m., Pacific Standard Time). A webcast of the presentation will be available at http://www.media-server.com/m/p/4ja73igt, or on the company's website at http://www.thoratec.com.
On Wednesday, December 10, the company will participate in the Oppenheimer 25th Annual Healthcare Conference. The presentation by Taylor C. Harris, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will begin at 1:35 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (10:35 a.m., Pacific Standard Time). A webcast of the presentation will be available at http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/opco/healthcare2014/22110171272.cfm, or on the company's website at http://www.thoratec.com.
Thoratec is a world leader in therapies to address advanced-stage heart failure. The company's products include the HeartMate II® and HeartMate III™ LVAS (Left Ventricular Assist Systems) and Thoratec® VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) with more than 20,000 devices implanted in patients suffering from heart failure. Thoratec also manufactures and distributes the CentriMag® and PediMag®/PediVAS®, and HeartMate PHP™ product lines. Thoratec is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.thoratec.com.
Thoratec, the Thoratec logo, HeartMate, and HeartMate II are registered trademarks of Thoratec Corporation and HeartMate III, HeartMate PHP, and IVAD are trademarks of Thoratec Corporation. CentriMag and PediMag are registered trademarks of Thoratec LLC, and PediVAS is a registered trademark of Thoratec Switzerland GmbH.
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