Mick Jagger is giving TAVR a boost: Here’s how

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Mick Jagger TAVR

Mick Jagger during a concert in Warsaw, Poland in 2018 [Image by Jerzy Bednarski – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0]

A successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) recovery for rock icon Mick Jagger could be good news for companies such as Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) that make devices for the procedure, according to analysts following the medical device industry.

The Rolling Stone frontman tweeted Friday that he was feeling better and on the mend after undergoing the procedure at a New York hospital.

“We think Mick Jagger’s TAVR procedure will likely raise awareness of aortic stenosis and potentially lead to more TAVR procedures which should benefit the TAVR manufacturers,” Wells Fargo analysts Larry Biegelsen, Lei Huang, Adam C. Maeder, Shagun Singh said in an equity research note dated yesterday.

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