Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Submits Pre-Market Approval Application to the FDA for the Talent(TM) Thoracic Stent Graft System  
3/5/2007 1:41:35 PM

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) said today that it has submitted the final module of its pre-market approval (PMA) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval to commercially market and sell the Talent™ Thoracic stent graft system. The Talent Thoracic stent graft provides a minimally-invasive treatment alternative to open surgery for patients who develop life-threatening aneurysms in the upper portion of the aorta, the body’s largest artery.