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Pleasanton Weekly

- May 24, 2013

Thoratec gains FDA approval for its new Heartmate Pocket Controller

Device can slide easily, discreetly into front pocket

by Jeb Bing

Thoratec Corp., a Pleasanton-based designer and manufacturer of device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies, has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market the HeartMate II Pocket Controller, a smaller version of its HeartMate II LVAD system.

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