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May 14, 2012, 02:00 ET Un estudio del dispositivo de primera clase WATCHMAN® muestra una reducción del 75 % en el riesgo de ictus en pacientes con fibrilación auricular y que no pueden tomar anticoagulantes orales

Presentados en la Heart Rhythm Society los resultados del estudio ASA Plavix, para la evaluación del dispositivo de Boston Scientific para...


Jan 05, 2012, 14:16 ET Boston Scientific Raises Awareness of Heart Disease at Brandon Jennings Invitational

Statistics reveal that in the United States a young competitive athlete dies suddenly every three days as a result of sudden cardiac...


Jan 04, 2012, 07:30 ET Boston Scientific's Alair® Bronchial Thermoplasty System Achieves Important Reimbursement Milestones

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency that administers...


Dec 12, 2011, 10:43 ET Heart Health Key Theme Behind Close the Gap Crossroads Classic Basketball Games on Dec. 17

 Close the Gap, a Boston Scientific educational initiative created to bring awareness of disparities in cardiovascular care, will...


Nov 30, 2011, 08:30 ET Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval and First Implant for New Devices to Treat Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces FDA approval of its INCEPTA™, ENERGEN™ and PUNCTUA™ cardiac...


Nov 29, 2011, 13:05 ET Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval for PROMUS Element(TM) Plus Platinum Chromium Stent System

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the PROMUS Element™ Plus...


Dec 06, 2010, 09:00 ET Boston Scientific to Help Raise Awareness of Heart Disease Risk Factors at College Basketball Showcase Event

Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced that its Close the Gap campaign is partnering with the Black Coaches and Administrators (BCA) and...


Aug 26, 2010, 14:50 ET Boston Scientific to Help Raise Awareness of Heart Disease Risk Factors at the Kirk Herbstreit National Kickoff Classic

Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced that its Close the Gap campaign is partnering with the Kirk Herbstreit National Kickoff Classic to...


May 12, 2010, 12:03 ET Boston Scientific Announces European Approval of Platinum Chromium TAXUS(R) Element(TM) Stent System

- Approval Includes Specific Indication for Treatment of Diabetic Patients Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has...


Apr 15, 2009, 17:23 ET Boston Scientific Announces First Quarter Special Items

Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced special items that will reduce its GAAP earnings for the first quarter. The Company plans to release...


Oct 17, 2007, 01:00 ET Boston Scientific Announces New Initiatives to Increase Shareholder Value

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced several new initiatives designed to...


Oct 09, 2007, 01:00 ET Boston Scientific Announces European Approval of Next-Generation Implantable Defibrillator

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced CE Mark approval of its CONFIENT(TM)...


Oct 23, 2006, 01:00 ET Boston Scientific Reports Positive Results for its Carotid Artery Stenting Trial

NATICK, Mass. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced two-year data from its BEACH...


Jun 06, 2006, 01:00 ET Boston Scientific Announces Pricing of $1.2 Billion of Senior Notes

NATICK, Mass., June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced today the pricing of a public offering of...


Dec 05, 2005, 00:00 ET MultiVu Video Feed: Boston Scientific Proposes to Acquire Guidant for $72 Per Share in Cash and Stock; Transaction Valued at $25 Billion

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation announced today that it is proposing to acquire all the outstanding shares of...


Jul 28, 2005, 01:00 ET Boston Scientific Receives 2005 Best Practices in Logistics Management Gold Award

NATICK, Mass., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it has received the 2005 Best...


Jun 02, 2005, 01:00 ET Boston Scientific Announces Completion of Tender Offer for Rubicon Medical Corporation

NATICK, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the completion of the cash tender...


Apr 27, 2005, 01:00 ET Boston Scientific Announces Excellent Results in Study of Patients With Carotid Artery Disease

NATICK, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced one-year data from its carotid artery stenting...


Mar 05, 2004, 00:00 ET Approval of Drug-Coated Stent Is Breakthrough Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease in the U.S.

NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA has just approved the TAXUS Express Stent System, a breakthrough for patients suffering from coronary...


Mar 05, 2004, 00:00 ET Approval of Drug-Coated Stent Is Breakthrough Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease in the U.S.

NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA has just approved the TAXUS Express Stent System, a breakthrough for patients suffering from coronary...