Thoratec Net Worth is$457 M Sales
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Thoratec Corporation is a United States-based company that designs, manufactures, sells, and supports products that treat a wide range of clinical needs for advanced heart failure patients, specifically proprietary medical devices for circulatory support, vascular graft applications, point-of-care diagnostic test systems, and skin incision products. Headquartered in Pleasanton, California, U.S.A., its product lines include the Thoratec VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) and HeartMate LVAS (Left Ventricular Assist System). Thorateca??s devices are implanted in patients with advanced heart failure worldwide.
For patients with acute heart failure, Thoratec markets the CentriMag Blood Pumping System, which is manufactured by Levitronix LLC and distributed by Thoratec in the U.S. under a distribution agreement with Levitronix.
Thorateca??s shares were listed on NASDAQ on May 18, 1981.
Thoratec Corporation was incorporated in California in March 1976 under the name Thoratec Laboratories Corporation. The name was changed to Thoratec Corporation in 2001 at the time of a merger with Thermo Cardiosystems, Inc., a manufacturer of cardiac assist, blood coagulation testing, and skin incision devices. The merger was completed on February 14, 2001.
On September 11, 2001, Tom Burnett (COO of Thoratec) and other passengers aboard overpowered the hijackers of United Airlines Flight 93, forcing the terrorists to bank and crash into an open field. All aboard were killed but no one on the ground was harmed.
Thorateca??s cardiovascular division VAD products primarily serve patients suffering from late-stage heart failure. In the United States:
For most patients, heart transplantation is the most effective treatment for survival. However only 2,100 advanced-stage heart failure patients receive heart transplants while some 250,000 have to explore other treatment options. Mechanical circulatory support (MCS) with a ventricular assist device (VAD) is used to boost hemodynamic

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Cutting the cord

Thoratec, a medical device company, is now working with wireless tech on the potential of a fully implanted LVAD that could even potentially be a permanent device, like a pacemaker (goo.gl/y1QxO3). Technology freed from outlets, bricks, cables and adapters ...
Posted: December 2, 2016, 6:07 am

St. Jude Medical to Buy Thoratec for $3.4 Billion

St. Jude Medical said on Wednesday that it had agreed to buy a fellow medical device maker, the Thoratec Corporation, for about $3.4 billion in cash. The transaction would bolster St. Jude Medical’s business in treating heart failures by adding products ...
Posted: July 22, 2015, 5:22 am

Thoratec Shareholders Approve St. Jude Medical's Acquisition Of Thoratec

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced today that all proposals necessary for St. Jude Medical ...
Posted: October 7, 2015, 9:15 am
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