Federal health regulators say an experimental catheter from Medtronic Inc. that uses extreme heat to correct irregular heartbeats caused safety side effects in nearly one-fifth of patients treated, far exceeding the study's safety goal.
Minnesota-based medical device maker Medtronic said today it would cut 1,500 to 1,800 employees after posting a fiscal fourth-quarter profit that plunged 69 percent on slipping sales and restructuring and other charges.
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