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St. Jude First To Market Leadless Pacemaker With Nanostim Buy

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

St. Jude paid $123.5 million and agreed to up to $65 million in additional milestone payments to acquire Nanostim and its first-in-class leadless pacemaker, which has just earned a CE mark and is expected to launch in select European markets soon.

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