SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Thoratec Corp. -- THOR

    SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of
                     Investors of Thoratec Corp. -- THOR

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom &
Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Thoratec Corp.
("Thoratec" or the "Company")(NASDAQ: THOR). Such investors are advised to
contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext.
237.

The investigation concerns whether Thoratec and certain of its officers and/or
directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934. On Friday, November 29, 2013, shares of Thoratec fell on higher
than usual volume after an independent study published in the New England
Journal of Medicine found that the Company's HeartMate II device caused a high
incidence of blood clots in heart patients.

On this news, shares of Thoratec fell $2.75 per share to $39.37, or more than
6.5%, on November 29, 2013.

The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago, San Diego and Florida,
is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate,
securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L.
Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm
pioneered the field of securities class actions. Today, more than 70 years
later, the Pomerantz Firm continues in the tradition he established, fighting
for the rights of the victims of securities fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty,
and corporate misconduct. The Firm has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar
damages awards on behalf of class members. See www.pomerantzlaw.com.

CONTACT:
Robert S. Willoughby
Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP
rswilloughby@pomlaw.com

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