St. Jude Medical (STJ) In U.S. Deal To Buy Advanced Neuromodulation Systems (ANSI) For $1.3 Billion 
10/19/2005 5:13:22 PM

PHILADELPHIA, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Heart-device manufacturer St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ.N: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Sunday it would buy Advanced Neuromodulation Systems (ANSI.O: Quote, Profile, Research) for about $1.3 billion in cash in gain new products used to treat chronic pain and nervous-system disorders.