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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (date of earliest event reported): May 8, 2012




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-34256   26-3636023

(State or other jurisdiction of




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(I.R.S. Employer

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205 Newbury Street, Suite 101

Framingham, MA 01701

(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 508.739.0950



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Item 8.01 Other Events

On May 8, 2012, we announced that enrollment is complete in ENDURANCE, the Company’s pivotal Destination Therapy clinical study to evaluate the use of the HeartWare® Ventricular Assist System in patients with end-stage heart failure. The Company also noted the achievement of over 2,000 HVAD implants on a global basis.

A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1  HeartWare International, Inc. press release dated May 8, 2012.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    HeartWare International, Inc.
Date: May 9, 2012     By:  

/s/ Lawrence J. Knopf

      Name: Lawrence J. Knopf

Title:   Senior Vice President and

               General Counsel