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2012, 2:34 PM
St. Jude Medical (STJ -3.5%) drops after the FDA orders a review of its Riata defibrillator...
St. Jude Medical (STJ -3.5%) drops after the FDA orders a review of its Riata defibrillator leads. The agency recommends patients who have defibrillators with Riata leads should have x-rays or other imaging scans to check for abnormalities in the insulation surrounding the lead. STJ recalled the leads back in Nov. 2011; FDA says routine imaging may detect previously unrecognized abnormalities.