Boston Scientific Corporation XBRL Taxonomy Presentation Networks

-Network: (00 - Document - Document and Company Information)
-Document and Company Information [Abstract] {ID1}
Entity Registrant Name {ID2}
Entity Central Index Key {ID3}
Document Type {ID4}
Document Period End Date {ID5}
Amendment Flag {ID6}
Current Fiscal Year End Date {ID7}
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer {ID8}
Entity Voluntary Filers {ID9}
Entity Current Reporting Status {ID10}
Entity Filer Category {ID11}
Entity Public Float {ID12}
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding {ID13}
-Network: (01 - Statement - Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations)
-Statements of Operations [Abstract] {ID14}
-Statement [Table] {ID15}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID16}
Net sales {ID17}
Cost of products sold {ID18}
Gross profit {ID19}
-Operating expenses: {ID20}
Selling, general and administrative expenses {ID21}
Research and development expenses {ID22}
Royalty expense {ID23}
Loss on program termination {ID24}
Amortization expense {ID25}
Intangible asset impairment charges {ID26}
Purchased research and development {ID27}
Gain on divestitures {ID28}
Restructuring charges {ID29}
Litigation-related charges {ID30}
Total operating expenses {ID31}
Operating income {ID32}
-Other income (expense): {ID33}
Interest expense {ID34}
Other, net {ID35}
Income before income taxes {ID36}
Income tax expense (benefit) {ID37}
Net income {ID38}
Net income per common share - basic {ID39}
Net income per common share - assuming dilution {ID40}
-Weighted-average shares outstanding {ID41}
Basic {ID42}
Assuming dilution {ID43}
-Network: (02 - Statement - Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets)
-Balance Sheets [Abstract] {ID44}
-Statement [Table] {ID45}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID46}
-ASSETS {ID47}
-Current assets: {ID48}
Cash and cash equivalents {ID49}
Trade accounts receivable, net {ID50}
Inventories {ID51}
Deferred income taxes {ID52}
Prepaid expenses and other current assets {ID53}
Total current assets {ID54}
Property, plant and equipment, net {ID55}
Goodwill {ID56}
Other intangible assets, net {ID57}
Other long-term assets {ID58}
Total assets {ID59}
-LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY {ID60}
-Current liabilities: {ID61}
Current debt obligations {ID62}
Accounts payable {ID63}
Accrued expenses {ID64}
Other current liabilities {ID65}
Total current liabilities {ID66}
Long-term debt {ID67}
Deferred income taxes {ID68}
Other long-term liabilities {ID69}
Commitments and contingencies {ID70}
-Stockholders' equity {ID71}
Preferred stock, $ .01 par value - authorized 50,000,000 shares, none issued and outstanding {ID72}
Common stock, $ .01 par value - authorized 2,000,000,000 shares and issued 1,507,258,301 shares as of June 30, 2009 and 1,501,635,679 shares as of December 31, 2008 {ID73}
Additional paid-in capital {ID74}
Accumulated deficit {ID75}
Other stockholders' deficit {ID76}
Total stockholders' equity {ID77}
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity {ID78}
-Network: (021 - Statement - Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets (Parenthetical))
-Balance Sheets (Parenthetical) [Abstract] {ID79}
-Statement [Table] {ID80}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID81}
Preferred stock, par value {ID82}
Preferred stock, shares authorized {ID83}
Preferred stock, shares issued {ID84}
Preferred stock, shares outstanding {ID85}
Common stock, par value {ID86}
Common stock, shares authorized {ID87}
Common stock, shares issued {ID88}
-Network: (03 - Statement - Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows)
-Statements of Cash Flows [Abstract] {ID89}
-Statement [Table] {ID90}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID91}
Cash provided by operating activities {ID92}
-Investing activities: {ID93}
Purchases of property, plant and equipment {ID94}
Proceeds from sales of publicly traded and privately held equity securities and collections of notes receivable {ID95}
Payments for acquisitions of businesses, net of cash acquired {ID96}
Payments relating to prior period acquisitions {ID97}
Proceeds from business divestitures {ID98}
Payments for investments in companies and acquisitions of certain technologies {ID99}
Cash (used for) provided by investing activities {ID100}
-Financing activities: {ID101}
Payments on long-term borrowings {ID102}
Proceeds from issuances of shares of common stock {ID103}
Excess tax benefit from option excercises {ID104}
Cash used for financing activities {ID105}
Effect of foreign exchange rates on cash {ID106}
Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents {ID107}
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period {ID108}
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period {ID109}
-Network: (0601 - Disclosure - Basis of Presentation)
-Basis of Presentation [Abstract] {ID110}
BASIS OF PRESENTATION {ID111}
-Network: (0602 - Disclosure - Financial Instruments)
-Financial Instruments [Abstract] {ID112}
FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS {ID113}
-Network: (0603 - Disclosure - Supplemental Balance Sheet Information)
-Supplemental Balance Sheet Information [Abstract] {ID114}
Supplemental Balance Sheet Information {ID115}
-Network: (0604 - Disclosure - Borrowings and Credit Arrangements)
-Borrowings and Credit Arrangements [Abstract] {ID116}
BORROWINGS AND CREDIT ARRANGEMENTS {ID117}
-Network: (0605 - Disclosure - Acquisitions)
-Acquisitions [Abstract] {ID118}
ACQUISITIONS {ID119}
-Network: (0606 - Disclosure - Restructuring Related Activities)
-Restructuring-Related Activities [Abstract] {ID120}
RESTRUCTURING-RELATED ACTIVITIES {ID121}
-Network: (0607 - Disclosure - Divestitures)
-Divestitures [Abstract] {ID122}
DIVESTITURES {ID123}
-Network: (0608 - Disclosure - Comprehensive Income)
-Comprehensive Income [Abstract] {ID124}
COMPREHENSIVE INCOME {ID125}
-Network: (0609 - Disclosure - Weighted Average Shares Outstanding)
-Weighted-Average Shares Outstanding [Abstract] {ID126}
WEIGHTED-AVERAGE SHARES OUTSTANDING {ID127}
-Network: (0610 - Disclosure - Stock Based Compensation)
-Stock Based Compensation [Abstract] {ID128}
STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION {ID129}
-Network: (0611 - Disclosure - Income Taxes)
-Income Taxes [Abstract] {ID130}
INCOME TAXES {ID131}
-Network: (0612 - Disclosure - Commitments and Contingencies)
-Commitments and Contingencies [Abstract] {ID132}
COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES {ID133}
-Network: (0613 - Disclosure - Segment Reporting)
-Segment Reporting [Abstract] {ID134}
SEGMENT REPORTING {ID135}
-Network: (0614 - Disclosure - New Accounting Pronouncements)
-New Accounting Pronouncements [Abstract] {ID136}
NEW ACCOUNTING PRONOUNCEMENTS {ID137}
-Network: (0615 - Disclosure - Subsequent Events)
-Subsequent Events [Abstract] {ID138}
SUBSEQUENT EVENTS {ID139}