Abbott Laboratories (ABT -0.55%) and St Jude Medical (STJ -1.8%) expand a 2008 agreement to...

|About: St. Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ)|By:, SA News Editor

Abbott Laboratories (ABT -0.55%) and St Jude Medical (STJ -1.8%) expand a 2008 agreement to jointly promote each others' cardiovascular products in the U.S. and offer a full complement of devices. Abbot will provide heart stents and St Jude systems that correct irregular heartbeats such as pacemakers.