St. Jude Medical Inc.’s did not achieve its goal with the heart plug, says neurology’s Anthony Furlan

Heart-plug benefit questioned

The Wall Street Journal: Later this year the FDA will evaluate a heart plug made by St. Jude Medical Inc. Results from a clinical study failed to show a statistically significant benefit of the heart plug in preventing strokes in young people. Anthony Furlan, professor of neurology, said the results showed the company did not hit its primary endpoint.