Edwards Lifesciences Subpoenaed Over Heart Monitor

Law360, New York (November 8, 2010, 7:11 PM EST) -- Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has received federal grand jury subpoenas in connection with a U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation related to a heart monitor the company recalled in 2006, Edwards said in a regulatory filing Monday.

In a quarterly report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Edwards Lifesciences said the subpoenas sought records relating to the "Vigilance I Monitor model with software release 5.3."

The company received the subpoenas from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California in March and September,...
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