Aug 21 (Reuters) - Medical device maker Medtronic Plc reported a near 6 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, helped by higher sales in its cardiac and vascular business.
Net income attributable to the company rose to $1.08 billion, or 79 cents per share, in the first quarter ended July 27, from $1.02 billion, or 74 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue fell to $7.38 billion from $7.39 billion.
Dublin-based Medtronic generates most of its sales from heart devices, spinal implants and insulin pumps. (Reporting by Saumya Sibi Joseph and Aakash Jagadeesh Babu in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)