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Japan Approves St. Jude Medical Defibrillation Leads

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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U.S. medical device maker St. Jude Medical says Japanese authorities have approved its Durata high-voltage defibrillation lead. The device is the smallest high-voltage lead in terms of diameter on the market, making it particularly helpful in treating patients with constricted blood flow or similar problems. St. Jude Chairman Paul Bond said the approval by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare would enhance the company's global market for its leads. (Click here for more

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