Thoratec Schedules Fiscal 2009 Year-End Conference Call, Webcast

Jan 22, 2010, 16:30 ET from Thoratec Corporation

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thoratec Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, today announced that it will report its operating results for the 2009 fiscal year on Thursday, January 28.

The company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and operating activities open to all interested parties at 1:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, (4:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time), Thursday, January 28, hosted by Gary F. Burbach, president and chief executive officer, and David V. Smith, executive vice president and chief financial officer.

The teleconference can be accessed by calling (719) 325-2456, passcode 6302456. Please dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the beginning of the call. The webcast will be available on the Internet at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c=95989&eventID=2683786, or at http://www.thoratec.com.

A replay of the conference call will be available through Thursday, February 4, via http://www.thoratec.com, or by telephone at (719) 457-0820, passcode 6302456.

Thoratec Corporation is a world leader in therapies to address advanced-stage heart failure. The company's product lines include the Thoratec® VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) and HeartMate® LVAS (Left Ventricular Assist System), with more than 14,000 devices implanted in patients suffering from heart failure. Additionally, its International Technidyne Corporation (ITC) division is a leader in point-of-care blood testing and skin incision products. Thoratec is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. For more information, visit the company's web sites at http://www.thoratec.com or http://www.itcmed.com.

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