St. Jude Medical (STJ -5.5%) shares plunge suddenly on a report that the company's Durata...

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

St. Jude Medical (STJ -5.5%) shares plunge suddenly on a report that the company's Durata defribilator is linked to a cable defect. STJ has had a similar problem with its Riata lead, which is no longer on the market; the company has said Durata leads, which it still sells, don't have the problem because they use a different type of insulation material.