Gerhard BurbachThank you, Taylor, and good afternoon. Thoratec generated solid results in the second quarter of 2012, capping off the strongest six months financial performance in the company's history. We continue to experience broad-based momentum in the global VAD market driven by strong performance from HeartMate II. On a year-over-year basis HeartMate II units grew 22% during the first six months of 2012. And in the second quarter which I would note is our most challenging quarterly comparison this year, units grew 13%.
Thoratec's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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