MDT


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Tables

Table of contents



us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax

us-gaap:GrossProfit

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:Assets
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:Liabilities

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:ShortTermInvestments

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:InventoryNet

us-gaap:OtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:Goodwill
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:DebtCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ExtinguishmentOfDebtAmount
us-gaap:LitigationCase, us-gaap:LossContingenciesByNatureOfContingency, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:LossContingencyClaimsSettledNumber
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
mdt:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAssetsIncludingGoodwill

mdt:DeferredTaxAssetsInterestLimitation

mdt:DeferredTaxAssetsNetofValuationAllowanceOther

mdt:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingAndCapitalLossesAndTaxCreditCarryforwards

mdt:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsPostretirementBenefitsAndPensions

mdt:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseFederalAndStateBenefitOnUncertainTaxPositions

mdt:DeferredTaxAssetsUnrealizedLossesOnAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAndDerivativeFinancialInstruments

mdt:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesInvestmentInSubsidiaries

mdt:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesUnrealizedGainsOnTradingSecuritiesAndDerivatives
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
mdt:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPayments

mdt:DerivativeAssetLiabilityFairValueGrossAssetLiability

mdt:DerivativeAssetsandLiabilitiesNetCollateralObligationtoReturnCash
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
mdt:EquitySecuritiesFVNIEquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueandEquityMethodInvestments

mdt:UnrealizedGainLossOnInterestRateCashFlowHedgesAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

mdt:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsNetofCashAdvancePaid

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesNoncurrent

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGainBeforeTax
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLossBeforeTax
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:MeasurementInputType
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiabilityMeasurementInput
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedInventory
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerRefundLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType, dei:LegalEntity

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumNet

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLonger
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLongerAccumulatedLoss
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12Months
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12MonthsAccumulatedLoss
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:DeferredCompensationLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:DeferredFinanceCostsNet

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsGross

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsInventory
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsNotSubjectToExpiration
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsSubjectToExpiration

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsEmployeeCompensation

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsShareBasedCompensationCost

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsAccruedLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDerivatives

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesGoodwillAndIntangibleAssetsIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedBenefitObligation
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeBeforeTax
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetGainsLossesBeforeTax
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetPriorServiceCostCreditBeforeTax
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmountsRecognizedInBalanceSheet
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssetsForPlanBenefitsNoncurrent
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationDiscountRate
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationRateOfCompensationIncrease
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligation
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedAmortizationOfGainLossNextFiscalYear
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsFiveFiscalYearsThereafter
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsNextTwelveMonths
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearFive
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearFour
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearThree
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearTwo
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureEmployerContributionsNextFiscalYear

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanFundedStatusOfPlan
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanPensionPlanWithProjectedBenefitObligationInExcessOfPlanAssetsPlanAssets
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanPensionPlanWithProjectedBenefitObligationInExcessOfPlanAssetsProjectedBenefitObligation
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanPensionPlansWithAccumulatedBenefitObligationsInExcessOfPlanAssetsAggregateAccumulatedBenefitObligation
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanPensionPlansWithAccumulatedBenefitObligationsInExcessOfPlanAssetsAggregateFairValueOfPlanAssets
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanPensionPlansWithAccumulatedBenefitObligationsInExcessOfPlanAssetsAggregateProjectedBenefitObligation
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories, us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsTargetAllocationPercentage
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories, us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanWeightedAverageAssetAllocations

us-gaap:DerivativeAssetNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:DerivativeAssets
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DerivativeAssetsLiabilitiesAtFairValueNet

us-gaap:DerivativeCollateralObligationToReturnCash
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:DerivativeCollateralRightToReclaimCash
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueAmountOffsetAgainstCollateralNet

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAssetAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiabilityAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilities

us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilityNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:DerivativeNotionalAmount
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestments
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueAmount
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:HedgedLiabilityFairValueHedge
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:HedgedLiabilityFairValueHedgeCumulativeIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReceivable
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:InventoryFinishedGoodsNetOfReserves

us-gaap:InventoryRawMaterialsNetOfReserves

us-gaap:InventoryWorkInProcessNetOfReserves

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations

us-gaap:LongTermDebtFairValue

us-gaap:LossContingencyAccrualAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:OperatingLossCarryforwards
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority

us-gaap:OtherThanTemporaryImpairmentCreditLossesRecognizedInEarningsCreditLossesOnDebtSecuritiesHeld
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansCurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:PreferredStockParOrStatedValuePerShare

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:PrepaidTaxes
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringReserve
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue
us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType
us-gaap:ShortTermBorrowings
us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType
us-gaap:ShortTermDebtWeightedAverageInterestRate

us-gaap:StockRepurchaseProgramAuthorizedAmount1

us-gaap:UndistributedEarningsOfForeignSubsidiaries

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsIncomeTaxPenaltiesAndInterestAccrued

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate

Tables

  2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252014-01-242013-10-252013-07-26
us-gaap:CommonStockValue ▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄000000000000000000000NANANA100NANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare ▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁█0.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00011.0NANA0.1NANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued ▁▁▁▁▁▁▄▆██▇13411340134013401340134013461351135413551353NA1369NANANA1399NANANA1421NANANA998NANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding ▁▁▁▁▁▁▄▆██▇13411340134013401340134013461351135413551353NA1369NANANA1399NANANA1421NANANA998NANANA
 us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:CommonStock▂▂▁▂▂▂▄▇█134113411340134113411341134613521354NANANA1369NANANA1399NANANA1422NANANA999NANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized ▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄26002600260026002600260026002600260026002600NA2600NANANA2600NANANA2600NANANA1600NANANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ▅█▇▆▆▆▆▆▇▁█▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▄▇▆▆▅▆▆▆0.481.431.020.640.870.950.830.791.08-1.031.490.750.850.60.810.670.790.780.370.580.00.990.840.880.450.760.90.94
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ▅█▇▆▆▆▆▆▇▁█▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▄▇▆▆▅▆▆▆0.481.421.010.640.870.940.820.791.07-1.031.480.740.840.590.80.660.780.770.360.570.00.980.830.870.440.750.890.93
  2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252014-01-242013-10-252013-07-26
us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax ▆██▇█▇▇▇█▇▇▇█▇▇▇█▇▇▇▇▁▅▅▅▅▅▅5998771777067493814675467481738481447369705073907916728373457166756769347058727473040436642734566416341944083
us-gaap:GrossProfit ▃▇▇▆█▇▇▇█▇▆▆▇▆▆▆▇▆▆▆▄▁▁▁▂▁▁▁3734531753125127566352815278518057495178493050415480501550194905520447934876481843703190322431683395311331043061
us-gaap:ProfitLoss ▅█▇▆▆▆▆▆▇▁█▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▆6401919137187711821271112010771465-1392201310091164820111192911041095520820NANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss ▅█▇▆▆▆▆▆▇▁█▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▆▄▄▆▆▅▅▆▆6461915136486411721269111510751460-1389201710161163821111592911041095520820-1-37828871448762902953
  2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252014-01-242013-10-252013-07-26
us-gaap:Assets ▂▃▂▂▂▁▁▂▂▄▃▆▅▅▅▅▅▆▇▇█90689928229105391268896948873088150897219139395800944581002509981697578984069860199782102706104945104626106685NANANA37943NANANA
 us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment16164NANANA13135NANANA14839NANANA17293NANANA16836NANANA23969NANANA16632NANANA
 us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems us-gaap:OperatingSegments74525NANANA76559NANANA76554NANANA82523NANANA82946NANANA82716NANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,mdt:CardiacAndVascularGroup14844NANANA15453NANANA15407NANANA15192NANANA13563NANANA13642NANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,mdt:MinimallyInvasiveTherapiesGroup39666NANANA41186NANANA43002NANANA49249NANANA52227NANANA51228NANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,mdt:RestorativeTherapiesGroup16850NANANA16825NANANA15245NANANA15441NANANA14564NANANA15249NANANANANANANA
us-gaap:Liabilities ▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▂▄▃▆▆▅▆▅▅▇█▇█398174086940334407713948238789384363939240571454604288049463494004808548113477094771951890526765181753455NANANA18500NANANA
us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity ▂▃▂▂▂▁▁▂▂▄▃▆▅▅▅▅▅▆▇▇█90689928229105391268896948873088150897219139395800944581002509981697578984069860199782102706104945104626106685NANANA37943NANANA
us-gaap:StockholdersEquity ▃▅▃▃▂▂▁▃▃▃▅▃▃▁▂▄▆▄▆▇█507375180850578503635009149829496075022450720502345146950672502944938750186508245206350816522695280953230NANANA19443NANANA
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Common Stock Value

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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
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Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.3

Common Stock Par Or Stated Value Per Share

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Common Stock Shares Issued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued



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Value13411340134013401340134013461351135413551353136913991421998
Percentage of CommonStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding



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Value13411340134013401340134013461351135413551353136913991421998
Percentage of CommonStockSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-252013-04-262012-04-27
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Common Stock Shares Authorized

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value260026002600260026002600260026002600260026002600260026001600
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Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

Earnings Per Share Basic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252014-01-242013-10-252013-07-26
Value0.481.431.020.640.870.950.830.791.08-1.031.490.750.850.60.810.670.790.780.370.580.00.990.840.880.450.760.90.94
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Earnings Per Share Diluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted



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Value0.481.421.010.640.870.940.820.791.07-1.031.480.740.840.590.80.660.780.770.360.570.00.980.830.870.440.750.890.93
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Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252014-01-242013-10-252013-07-26
Value5998771777067493814675467481738481447369705073907916728373457166756769347058727473040436642734566416341944083
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Sales Revenue Net

Cost Of Goods And Services Sold

Selling General And Administrative Expense

Interest Expense

Gross Profit

us-gaap:GrossProfit



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252014-01-242013-10-252013-07-26
Value3734531753125127566352815278518057495178493050415480501550194905520447934876481843703190322431683395311331043061
Percentage of GrossProfit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax62.368.968.968.469.570.070.670.270.670.369.968.269.268.968.368.468.869.169.166.259.80.073.874.174.474.874.075.0

Operating Expenses

Selling General And Administrative Expense

Operating Income Loss

Interest Expense

Other Nonoperating Income Expense

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Domestic

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Foreign

Nonoperating Income Expense

Income Tax Expense Benefit

Income Taxes Paid Net

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-31
Value6401919137187711821271112010771465-1392201310091164820111192911041095520820
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.724.917.811.714.516.815.014.618.0-18.928.613.714.711.315.113.014.615.87.411.3

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252014-01-242013-10-252013-07-26
Value6461915136486411721269111510751460-1389201710161163821111592911041095520820-1-37828871448762902953
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.824.817.711.514.416.814.914.617.9-18.828.613.714.711.315.213.014.615.87.411.3-0.00.019.020.49.818.321.523.3

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic

Net Income Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

Assets

us-gaap:Assets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value9068992822910539126889694887308815089721913939580094458100250998169757898406986019978210270610494510462610668537943
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value16164131351483917293168362396916632
Percentage of Assets17.814.616.217.316.922.543.8
Percentage of Assets17.814.616.217.316.922.543.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value745257655976554825238294682716
Percentage of Assets82.285.483.882.783.177.5
Percentage of Assets82.285.483.882.783.177.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, mdt:CardiacAndVascularGroup



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value148441545315407151921356313642
Percentage of Assets16.417.216.915.213.612.8
Percentage of Assets16.417.216.915.213.612.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments mdt:CardiacAndVascularGroup100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, mdt:DiabetesGroup



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value316530952900264125922597
Percentage of Assets3.53.53.22.62.62.4
Percentage of Assets3.53.53.22.62.62.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments mdt:DiabetesGroup100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, mdt:MinimallyInvasiveTherapiesGroup



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value396664118643002492495222751228
Percentage of Assets43.745.947.149.352.348.0
Percentage of Assets43.745.947.149.352.348.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments mdt:MinimallyInvasiveTherapiesGroup100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, mdt:RestorativeTherapiesGroup



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value168501682515245154411456415249
Percentage of Assets18.618.816.715.514.614.3
Percentage of Assets18.618.816.715.514.614.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments mdt:RestorativeTherapiesGroup100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value39817408694033440771394823878938436393924057145460428804946349400480854811347709477195189052676518175345518500
Percentage of Liabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets43.944.044.344.744.043.743.643.944.447.545.449.349.549.348.948.447.850.550.249.550.148.8

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value9068992822910539126889694887308815089721913939580094458100250998169757898406986019978210270610494510462610668537943
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-262012-04-27
Value507375180850578503635009149829496075022450720502345146950672502944938750186508245206350816522695280953230194431867117113
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets55.955.855.555.255.856.256.356.055.552.454.550.550.450.651.051.552.249.549.850.549.951.20.00.0

Assets Current

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value22031240432265322705219672087721653224602298026607251622477924873224232252623498236002756928723291473084421210
Percentage of AssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets24.325.924.924.924.523.524.625.025.127.826.624.724.923.022.923.823.726.827.427.928.955.9

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-06-122014-04-252013-04-262012-04-27
Value414037093962508043933703391143803669635855294691496727682954306028762721237829794843012871336014039191172
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.64.04.45.64.94.24.44.94.06.65.94.75.02.83.03.12.92.62.32.84.50.00.00.00.03.70.00.0

Short Term Investments

us-gaap:ShortTermInvestments



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value680879196436560354555439622266247558807879978397874186908303975097581456514851150031463712838
Percentage of ShortTermInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets7.58.57.16.16.16.17.17.48.38.48.58.48.88.98.49.99.814.214.214.313.733.8

Accounts Receivable Net Current

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value4645624861185894622258545743567459875775575257845591545356615357556248635044481151123811
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNetCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.16.76.76.56.96.66.56.36.66.06.15.85.65.65.85.45.64.74.84.64.810.0

Inventory Net

us-gaap:InventoryNet



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value4229412240423932375338663763368135793751363835383338372037173580347335363516340434631725
Percentage of InventoryNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.74.44.44.34.24.44.34.13.93.93.93.53.33.83.83.63.53.43.43.33.24.5

Other Assets Current

us-gaap:OtherAssetsCurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-29
Value22092045209521962144201520142101218726452246200018651792189117511931
Percentage of OtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.42.22.32.42.42.32.32.32.42.82.42.01.91.81.91.81.9

Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value11644115071136411136109201074610512103361025910006101159890969110436102009917971493469215902688636439
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets12.812.412.512.212.212.111.911.511.210.410.79.99.710.710.410.19.79.18.88.68.317.0

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

mdt:BuildingsAndLeaseholdImprovements



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value2277226722652175239423141565
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross19.620.822.122.424.626.124.3
Percentage of Assets2.52.52.52.22.42.24.1
Percentage of Assets mdt:BuildingsAndLeaseholdImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ComputerSoftwareIntangibleAsset



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value213118421578
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross18.316.915.4
Percentage of Assets2.32.11.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ComputerSoftwareIntangibleAsset0.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConstructionInProgress



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value120211111058895777683313
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross10.310.210.39.28.07.74.9
Percentage of Assets1.31.21.20.90.80.60.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ConstructionInProgress0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Equipment



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value5859551967496435632856494409
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross50.350.565.866.465.163.768.5
Percentage of Assets6.56.27.46.46.35.311.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Equipment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LandAndLandImprovements



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value175181187186215217152
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross1.51.71.81.92.22.42.4
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.20.20.20.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LandAndLandImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value6816674366086425624561535976581256555489567455035330548953095103487347104537435441644047
Percentage of AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets7.57.37.37.07.06.96.86.56.25.76.05.55.35.65.45.24.94.64.34.23.910.7

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value48284764475647114675459345364524460445174441438743614947489148144841463646784672469923922490
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.35.15.25.25.25.25.15.05.04.74.74.44.45.15.04.94.94.54.54.54.46.30.0

us-gaap:StatementGeographical

country:IE



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value1641561491711691517270
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet3.43.33.23.93.53.23.02.8
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.20.20.10.20.0
Percentage of Assets country:IE0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

country:US



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value3459312229272500330030001700
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet71.666.863.657.368.263.871.1
Percentage of Assets3.83.53.22.53.32.84.5
Percentage of Assets country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:TotalOtherCountriesExcludingIreland



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value4664451944554218
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet96.696.796.896.7
Percentage of Assets5.15.04.94.2
Percentage of Assets mdt:TotalOtherCountriesExcludingIreland0.00.00.00.0

mdt:TotalOtherCountriesExcludingUnitedStatesandIreland



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value1205139715281784
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet25.029.933.240.9
Percentage of Assets1.31.61.71.8
Percentage of Assets mdt:TotalOtherCountriesExcludingUnitedStatesandIreland0.00.00.00.0

Long Term Investments

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value3984140091399524008239959400033860538955395433979539077391963851541224417074130941500403764127440657405301059310329
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets43.943.243.943.944.645.143.843.443.341.541.439.138.642.242.441.941.639.339.338.938.027.90.0

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

mdt:AllBusinessAcquisitions



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-04-262019-01-252018-04-27
Value333921510136052
Percentage of Goodwill0.80.23.83.40.1
Percentage of Assets0.40.11.71.50.1
Percentage of Assets mdt:AllBusinessAcquisitions0.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

mdt:CardiacAndVascularGroup



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value68316866686268666854670967096736679168156753676366516697672262596243618262825944585528812624
Percentage of Goodwill17.117.117.217.117.216.817.417.317.217.117.317.317.316.216.115.215.015.315.214.614.427.225.4
Percentage of Assets7.57.47.57.57.67.67.67.57.47.17.16.76.76.96.86.36.36.06.05.75.57.60.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:CardiacAndVascularGroup0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.042.933.10.0

mdt:DiabetesGroup



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value19141914191919031903190318791879188018601858185218531853185318531853185318531853185213441344
Percentage of Goodwill4.84.84.84.74.84.84.94.84.84.74.84.74.84.54.44.54.54.64.54.64.612.713.0
Percentage of Assets2.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.11.92.01.81.91.91.91.91.91.81.81.81.73.50.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:DiabetesGroup0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.071.365.90.0

mdt:MinimallyInvasiveTherapiesGroup



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value20176203352033220438203812054620403206782115521381208162092520411230902350523550237842282123522234272339900
Percentage of Goodwill50.650.750.951.051.051.452.953.153.553.753.353.453.056.056.457.057.356.557.057.657.70.00.0
Percentage of Assets22.221.922.322.422.723.223.123.023.122.322.020.920.423.723.923.923.822.222.422.421.90.00.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:MinimallyInvasiveTherapiesGroup0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.045.70.00.0

mdt:RestorativeTherapiesGroup



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value10920109761083910875108211084596149662971797399650965696009584962796479620952096179433942463686361
Percentage of Goodwill27.427.427.127.127.127.124.924.824.624.524.724.624.923.223.123.423.223.623.323.223.360.161.6
Percentage of Assets12.011.811.911.912.112.210.910.810.610.210.29.69.69.89.89.89.69.39.29.08.816.80.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:RestorativeTherapiesGroup0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.061.860.30.0

Intangible Assets Net Excluding Goodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value1906319456197752023420560208352081921270217232217822625230062340726209267392643726899273162773127699281012286
Percentage of IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets21.021.021.722.222.923.523.623.723.823.224.022.923.526.927.226.827.026.626.426.526.36.0

Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net

Deferred Tax Assets Liabilities Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272015-04-242014-04-25
Value2438889704-2710631
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.71.00.8-2.51.7

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value209421962113199110149261123109910781166140412841232129112931311155917491714167917371162
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.32.42.32.21.11.01.31.21.21.21.51.31.21.31.31.31.61.71.61.61.63.1

Liabilities Current

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value10366873581708518847288538463911210084109331049615148142201267296017896716581418126766091735559
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets11.49.49.09.39.410.09.610.211.011.411.115.114.213.09.88.07.27.97.77.38.614.7

Debt Current

us-gaap:DebtCurrent



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value27768382058752062263367194799321532158185024341613
Percentage of DebtCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.10.92.37.56.43.42.01.02.12.11.82.34.3

Long Term Debt Current

us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent



Period End2020-04-24
Value2776
Percentage of LongTermDebtCurrent100.0
Percentage of Assets3.1

us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2020Floating, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value0500
Percentage of LongTermDebtCurrent0.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.6
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2020Floating us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value16310
Percentage of LongTermDebtCurrent58.80.0
Percentage of Assets1.80.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021Floating, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value8150
Percentage of LongTermDebtCurrent29.40.0
Percentage of Assets0.90.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021Floating us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.0

Accounts Payable Current

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value199619451965190619531706174217891628180917181759173115571659161517091437144713211610742
Percentage of AccountsPayableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.22.12.22.12.21.92.02.01.81.91.81.81.71.61.71.61.71.41.41.31.52.0

Accrued Income Taxes Current

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesCurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value502457442500567648536784979925872717633821566454533477935164
Percentage of AccruedIncomeTaxesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.60.50.50.50.60.70.60.91.11.00.90.70.60.80.60.40.50.50.90.4

Other Liabilities Current

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value2993358031153147292533473179362334313652327332512442254730983129218526162457272124642006
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.33.93.43.43.33.83.64.03.83.83.53.22.42.63.13.22.22.52.32.62.35.3

Long Term Debt

Long Term Debt Noncurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent



Period End2020-04-24
Value22140
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent100.0
Percentage of Assets24.4

us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

mdt:SeniorNotes2009Due2039, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value158158158158183300300300300300300300300
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent0.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.20.20.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.3
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2009Due2039 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2010Due2040, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value224224224224306500500500500500500500500
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent1.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.20.30.60.60.60.50.50.50.50.5
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2010Due2040 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2011Due2021, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value0000500500500500500500500500500
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.60.60.60.60.50.50.50.50.5
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2011Due2021 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2012Due2022, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value0000675675675675675675675675675
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.80.80.80.80.70.70.70.70.7
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2012Due2022 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2012Due2042, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value105105105105129400400400400400400400400
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent0.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.50.50.40.40.40.40.40.4
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2012Due2042 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2013Due2023, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value530530530531530530530530530530530530530
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent2.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.50.5
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2013Due2023 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2013Due2043, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value305305305305325325325325325325325325325
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent1.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.40.40.30.30.30.3
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2013Due2043 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2014Due2024, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value432432432432850850850850850850850850850
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent2.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.50.50.50.50.91.01.00.90.90.90.90.80.9
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2014Due2024 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2014Due2044, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value127127127127177650650650650650650650650
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent0.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.20.70.70.70.70.70.70.60.7
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2014Due2044 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2022, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value1534153415341534250025002500250025002500250025002500
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent6.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.71.71.71.72.82.82.82.82.72.62.62.52.5
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2022 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2025, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value2700270027002700400040004000400040004000400040004000
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent12.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets3.02.93.03.04.54.54.54.54.44.24.24.04.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2025 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2035, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value1932193119321933238223822382238223822382238223822382
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent8.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets2.12.12.12.12.72.72.72.72.62.52.52.42.4
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2035 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2045, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value1813181318131813196341504150415041504150415041504150
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent8.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets2.02.02.02.02.24.74.74.64.54.34.44.14.2
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2045 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2017Due2027, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value368368368368850850850850850850850850850
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent1.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.40.40.40.40.91.01.00.90.90.90.90.80.9
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2017Due2027 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value01662166616731681
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent0.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.01.81.81.81.9
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021Floating, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value0831833836560
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent0.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.90.90.90.6
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021Floating us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2023, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value16311681
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent7.40.0
Percentage of Assets1.81.9
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2023 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due20230.000Percent, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value8158318338360
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent3.70.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.90.90.90.90.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due20230.000Percent us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2026, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value10871108111111150
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent4.90.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.21.21.21.20.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2026 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2027, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value16311662166616731681
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent7.40.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.81.81.81.81.9
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2027 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2031, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value10871121
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent4.90.0
Percentage of Assets1.21.2
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2031 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2032, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value10871108111111150
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent4.90.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.21.21.21.20.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2032 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2039, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value10871121
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent4.90.0
Percentage of Assets1.21.2
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2039 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2040, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value10871108111111150
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent4.90.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.21.21.21.20.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2040 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2050, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value10871108111111150
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent4.90.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.21.21.21.20.0
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2050 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotesCIFSA2007Due2038, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value253253253253284
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent1.10.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.30.3
Percentage of Assets mdt:SeniorNotesCIFSA2007Due2038 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value557080808394105109125165169171139
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent0.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.20.20.20.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities Noncurrent

Pension And Other Postretirement Defined Benefit Plans Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value191015981573164016511313130114121425152414751663164116101768177017591585157715491535662
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.11.71.71.81.81.51.51.61.61.61.61.71.61.61.81.81.81.51.51.51.41.7

us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value724658524740898
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent37.939.936.845.151.1
Percentage of Assets0.80.70.60.70.9
Percentage of Assets country:US us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit0.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value621446395497434
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent32.527.027.730.324.7
Percentage of Assets0.70.50.40.50.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ForeignPlan us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit0.00.00.00.00.0

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-29
Value135145141134121112107105102106109115122106107680
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.20.20.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.0

Other Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value16641784175815907577197248018899649331026151517101599178519161859174616571819235
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.81.91.91.70.80.80.80.91.01.01.01.01.51.81.61.81.91.81.71.61.70.6

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-262012-04-27
Value507375180850578503635009149829496075022450720502345146950672502944938750186508245206350816522695280953230194431867117113
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets55.955.855.555.255.856.256.356.055.552.454.550.550.450.651.051.552.249.549.850.549.951.20.00.0

Stockholders Equity Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value50872519535071950497502124994149714503295082250340515785078750416494935029350892520635323019443
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets56.156.055.755.356.056.356.456.155.652.554.650.750.550.751.151.652.249.951.2

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-04-24
Value-1852-1270-1283-1295-1308-1052-1069-1090-1117-1118-1115-1130-1129-1131-1153-1172-1197-1069-1096-1131
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-3.6-2.4-2.5-2.6-2.6-2.1-2.2-2.2-2.2-2.2-2.2-2.2-2.2-2.3-2.3-2.3-2.30.00.0-2.1
Percentage of Assets-2.0-1.4-1.4-1.4-1.5-1.2-1.2-1.2-1.2-1.2-1.2-1.1-1.1-1.2-1.2-1.2-1.2-1.0-1.0-1.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetGainLossFromDesignatedOrQualifyingCashFlowHedges



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-04-24
Value2661941101336-207-309-107-1343711217-36-90148154210
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.50.40.20.30.0-0.4-0.6-0.2-0.30.10.20.0-0.1-0.20.00.00.4
Percentage of Assets0.30.20.10.20.0-0.2-0.3-0.1-0.10.00.10.0-0.0-0.10.10.10.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedNetGainLossFromDesignatedOrQualifyingCashFlowHedges0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-04-24
Value0482811-45-124-156-147-194-28-14-39-69-147-328-107-254-19314
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.00.10.10.0-0.1-0.2-0.3-0.3-0.4-0.1-0.0-0.1-0.1-0.3-0.10.0-0.20.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.10.00.0-0.1-0.1-0.2-0.2-0.2-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.1-0.2-0.00.0-0.1-0.2-0.20.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-04-242014-04-25
Value-3560-2546-2611-2484-2711-2458-2612-2323-1786-1382-2060-1924-2613-2879-2328-2024-1868-2965-1471-1184-597
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-7.0-4.9-5.1-4.9-5.4-4.9-5.3-4.6-3.5-2.7-4.0-3.8-5.2-5.8-4.6-4.0-3.60.00.0-2.2-3.1
Percentage of Assets-3.9-2.7-2.9-2.7-3.0-2.8-3.0-2.6-2.0-1.4-2.2-1.9-2.6-3.0-2.4-2.1-1.9-2.9-1.4-1.1-1.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-04-24
Value-2210-1499-1531-1317-1383-1392-1520-1092-26873-824-621-1452-1713-1160-824-474-1790-336-277
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-4.3-2.9-3.0-2.6-2.8-2.8-3.1-2.2-0.50.1-1.6-1.2-2.9-3.5-2.3-1.6-0.90.00.0-0.5
Percentage of Assets-2.4-1.6-1.7-1.4-1.5-1.6-1.7-1.2-0.30.1-0.9-0.6-1.5-1.8-1.2-0.8-0.5-1.7-0.3-0.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value2616526144261712647026532265182704827817281272955132227341090
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest51.450.351.652.452.853.154.455.355.358.661.964.10.0
Percentage of Assets28.928.228.729.029.629.930.731.030.829.632.332.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AociDerivativeQualifyingAsHedgeExcludedComponentParent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value23618-17-70-169
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.50.0-0.0-0.1-0.3
Percentage of Assets0.30.0-0.0-0.1-0.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AociDerivativeQualifyingAsHedgeExcludedComponentParent0.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value000000000000100
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.5
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value13514514113412111210710510210610911512210610768000
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.30.30.30.30.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.10.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.20.20.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value50737518085057850363500914982949607502245072050234514695067250294493875018650824520635323019443
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest99.799.799.799.799.899.899.899.899.899.899.899.899.899.899.899.9100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets55.955.855.555.255.856.256.356.055.552.454.550.550.450.651.051.552.249.951.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value28132282102701826377262702576925171247302437923356217042030519940
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest55.354.353.352.252.351.650.649.148.046.341.738.1102.6
Percentage of Assets31.030.429.728.929.329.028.627.626.723.421.819.052.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value000000000000000000000100
Percentage of CommonStockValue0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.3

Additional Paid In Capital

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282016-04-29
Value2616526144261712647026532265182704827817281272819028091285532955132227
Percentage of AdditionalPaidInCapital100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets28.928.228.729.029.629.930.731.030.829.429.728.529.632.3

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value28132282102701826377262702576925171247302437923426254382404323356522665251452848539315378153740541655441419940
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets31.030.429.728.929.329.028.627.626.724.526.924.023.453.653.453.654.052.451.251.851.052.6

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252013-04-262012-04-27
Value-3560-2546-2611-2484-2711-2458-2612-2323-1786-1382-2060-1924-2613-2879-2328-2024-1868-2965-1471-1356-1184-661-506-488-597-492-473
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-3.9-2.7-2.9-2.7-3.0-2.8-3.0-2.6-2.0-1.4-2.2-1.9-2.6-3.0-2.4-2.1-1.9-2.9-1.4-1.3-1.10.00.00.0-1.60.00.0

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-29
Value135145141134121112107105102106109115122106107680
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.20.20.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252014-01-242013-10-252013-07-26
Value6461915136486411721269111510751460-1389201710161163821111592911041095520820-1-37828871448762902953
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.824.817.711.514.416.814.914.617.9-18.828.613.714.711.315.213.014.615.87.411.3-0.00.019.020.49.818.321.523.3

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-31
Value6401919137187711821271112010771465-1392201310091164820111192911041095520820
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.724.917.811.714.516.815.014.618.0-18.928.613.714.711.315.113.014.615.87.411.3

Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

Increase Decrease In Other Operating Capital Net

Increase Decrease In Inventories

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

Payments To Acquire Investments

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

Proceeds From Issuance Of Long Term Debt

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

Payments Of Dividends Common Stock

Payments For Repurchase Of Common Stock

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

Debt Instrument Interest Rate Stated Percentage

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Number

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber

us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value27314145526235
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value78.771.5266.5662.4157.0953.2744.78
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation

Deferred Tax Liabilities

Deferred Tax Assets Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value3073218420613084334028571229
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-252013-04-262012-04-27
Value19001800180019001800180017001700172718001800180018962000190019002703264726022561286011721068917
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Cash And Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
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Value0179301070
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Value100397786818962319248211721068
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Value135857149204131722
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Value88685641194131722
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value471715810000
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Value132310000
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value66524330143121620
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value201311831112
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value100010000
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value14126363561124166162165
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value13823333251106137134136
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value0000715262526
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value2023334332
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value90816132160767175
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value000000111
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value281313142028343634
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value0012714232324
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value684778936445563355405603641968136963
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
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Value542623565549529523607635732
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
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Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities90.991.590.489.489.789.990.090.289.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:USGovernmentAgenciesDebtSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value589640580557523508581610706
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities8.68.09.09.99.59.39.39.110.4

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:AssetBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value480512513537527460435421356
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities7.06.47.99.59.68.46.96.35.2

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:CorporateDebtSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value426151993841314034933202379541074124
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities62.365.459.355.663.558.460.661.660.5

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:ForeignGovernmentDebtSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value341313111151118673
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities0.50.20.20.20.20.11.81.31.1

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:MortgageBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value697655632572520437469585693
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities10.28.29.810.19.58.07.58.810.2

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:USGovernmentAgenciesDebtSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value747900857786381827831815824
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities10.911.313.213.96.915.113.312.212.1

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:AuctionRateSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value333344444444444444
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities0.50.40.70.80.80.80.70.70.6

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242015-01-232014-10-242014-07-252014-04-252013-04-26
Value28030426026922214820320817317119024224626228537937737136829126493918768142
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

mdt:OtherAccruedExpenses



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value11214783647399124116108911206966623958666055652217
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability40.048.431.923.832.966.961.155.862.453.263.228.526.823.713.715.317.516.214.922.38.325.0

us-gaap:OtherLiabilities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-29
Value168157177205149497992658070173180200246321311
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability60.051.668.176.267.133.138.944.237.646.836.871.573.276.386.384.782.5

us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

mdt:ProductDevelopmentMilestone, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value179181125134132519987140182105
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability63.959.548.149.859.534.548.841.856.948.339.8

mdt:RevenueMilestone, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value1011231351359097104121106195159
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability36.140.551.950.240.565.551.258.243.151.760.2

us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:MeasurementInputType

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiabilityMeasurementInput

srt:Maximum, mdt:RevenueMilestone, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring, us-gaap:MeasurementInputDiscountRate



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-27
Value0.3240.3250.3250.3250.3250.3250.3250.325
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiabilityMeasurementInput100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

srt:Minimum, mdt:ProductDevelopmentMilestone, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring, mdt:MeasurementInputProbabilityofPayment



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-27
Value0.50.750.750.750.750.750.750.75
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiabilityMeasurementInput154.3230.8230.8230.8230.8230.8230.8230.8

srt:Minimum, mdt:RevenueMilestone, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring, mdt:MeasurementInputProbabilityofPayment



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value0.40.30.40.40.65
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiabilityMeasurementInput123.592.3123.1123.1200.0

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles

mdt:AllBusinessAcquisitions, us-gaap:CustomerRelatedIntangibleAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242018-04-27
Value262648
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles100.0100.0100.0

mdt:AllBusinessAcquisitions, us-gaap:TechnologyBasedIntangibleAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242018-04-27
Value23613947
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles907.7534.697.9

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedInventory

mdt:AllBusinessAcquisitions



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-04-262019-01-25
Value40403435
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedInventory100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedLiabilities

mdt:AllBusinessAcquisitions



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-04-262019-01-252018-04-27
Value67521771744
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet

mdt:AllBusinessAcquisitions



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-04-262019-01-252018-04-27
Value61227223722051152
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value303303291295315308280288289
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

mdt:OtherAccruedExpenses



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value213212189195211209186195196
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability70.370.064.966.167.067.966.467.767.8

us-gaap:OtherLiabilities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value909110210010499949393
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability29.730.035.133.933.032.133.632.332.2

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerRefundLiabilityCurrent

mdt:OtherAccruedExpenses



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value706862797761764715697646614
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerRefundLiabilityCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccountsReceivable



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value321447439426432426410444376
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerRefundLiabilityCurrent45.551.955.156.056.559.658.868.761.2

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-28
Value24500252002530025900250002450024500245002450027700278002890028900
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType, dei:LegalEntity

us-gaap:UnsecuredDebt, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent, mdt:MedtronicLuxco



Period End2020-05-12
Value300000
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount0.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value0.08930.0639
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage100.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

mdt:SeniorNotes2009Due2039, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.06560.06560.06520.06520.06520.06520.0652
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage73.5102.70.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2010Due2040, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.05580.05580.05560.05560.05560.05560.0556
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage62.587.30.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2011Due2021, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.00.04210.04190.04190.04190.04190.0419
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage0.065.90.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2012Due2022, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.00.03210.03160.03160.03160.03160.0316
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage0.050.20.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2012Due2042, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.04540.04540.04510.04510.04510.04510.0451
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage50.871.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2013Due2023, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.03250.03250.02780.02780.02780.02780.0278
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage36.450.90.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2013Due2043, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.0410.0410.04120.04120.04120.04120.0412
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage45.964.20.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2014Due2024, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.03610.03610.03650.03650.03650.03650.0365
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage40.456.50.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2022, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.03290.03290.03180.03180.03180.03180.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage36.851.50.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2025, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.03740.03740.03610.03610.03610.03610.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage41.958.50.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2035, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.04470.04470.04440.04440.04440.04440.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage50.170.00.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2015Due2045, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.04670.04690.04630.04620.04640.04640.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage52.373.40.00.00.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2017Due2027, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value0.03530.03530.03350.03350.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage39.555.20.00.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.00.00220.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage0.03.40.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2021Floating, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.00.00050.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage0.00.80.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2023, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.00560.00560.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage6.38.80.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due20230.000Percent, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value0.00090.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage1.00.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2026, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value0.00440.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage4.90.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2027, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.01250.01250.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage14.019.60.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2031, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.01750.01750.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage19.627.40.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2032, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value0.01060.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage11.90.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2039, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.02340.02340.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage26.236.60.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2040, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value0.01580.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage17.70.0

mdt:SeniorNotes2019Due2050, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value0.01870.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage20.90.0

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value0.02110.01940.03990.01280.0646
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage23.630.40.00.00.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumNet



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value15151516-29-108-112-116-120-123-127-130-135-128-131-198-214-421-440-458-49925
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLonger



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value4019366598951218123921772878891
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLonger100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AssetBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value46316515611285811156063
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLonger11.545.126.111.83.93.46.56.87.1

us-gaap:AuctionRateSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value03344444444444444
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLonger0.09.07.44.62.01.82.55.04.9

us-gaap:CorporateDebtSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value28936512937111531168536265272
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLonger72.017.821.639.052.948.830.230.230.5

us-gaap:MortgageBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value6636389113250287237115102
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLonger16.517.214.911.911.512.013.413.111.4

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLongerAccumulatedLoss



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value13522252452991046058
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLongerAccumulatedLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AssetBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value2022111111
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLongerAccumulatedLoss14.89.18.04.21.91.01.01.71.7

us-gaap:AuctionRateSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value033333333
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLongerAccumulatedLoss0.013.612.012.55.83.02.95.05.2

us-gaap:CorporateDebtSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value885751639291517
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLongerAccumulatedLoss65.222.728.020.830.839.427.925.029.3

us-gaap:MortgageBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value271212131927292319
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPosition12MonthsOrLongerAccumulatedLoss20.054.548.054.236.527.327.938.332.8

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12Months



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value145357288487210751985323441894094
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12Months100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AssetBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value1723167193290313266288238
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12Months1.24.018.922.127.015.88.26.95.8

us-gaap:AuctionRateSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value3300000000
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12Months2.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CorporateDebtSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value13683714845355821543253827662620
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12Months94.264.954.861.454.177.778.566.064.0

us-gaap:MortgageBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value358291797387165425442
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12Months2.414.310.39.16.84.45.110.110.8

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12MonthsAccumulatedLoss



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value64111192562102107
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12MonthsAccumulatedLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AssetBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value001223221
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12MonthsAccumulatedLoss0.00.09.118.222.212.03.22.00.9

us-gaap:AuctionRateSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value300000000
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12MonthsAccumulatedLoss50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CorporateDebtSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value2398521475658
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12MonthsAccumulatedLoss33.375.081.872.755.684.075.854.954.2

us-gaap:MortgageBackedSecurities



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value11111151315
Percentage of DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12MonthsAccumulatedLoss16.725.09.19.111.14.08.112.714.0

us-gaap:DeferredCompensationLiabilityCurrent



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value2099190917731507218917961663137119881645150213041860152114771205171214811389117116111015
Percentage of DeferredCompensationLiabilityCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredFinanceCostsNet



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-29
Value10410611111610495100103107114119124128124129133138
Percentage of DeferredFinanceCostsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxAssetsNet



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282016-04-29
Value28322272180415451519149614141413146515371749159815091383
Percentage of DeferredIncomeTaxAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value146519932078540858836182
Percentage of DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282016-04-29
Value11741282137613461278135613251347142313631841261029783729
Percentage of DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value85558484922793951037284641626
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value191194207277225171118
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsInventory100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsNotSubjectToExpiration

us-gaap:DomesticCountry



Period End2020-04-24
Value102
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsNotSubjectToExpiration100.0

us-gaap:ForeignCountry



Period End2020-04-24
Value22100
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsNotSubjectToExpiration21666.7

us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsSubjectToExpiration

us-gaap:ForeignCountry



Period End2020-04-24
Value3000
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsSubjectToExpiration100.0

us-gaap:StateAndLocalJurisdiction



Period End2020-04-24
Value1400
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsSubjectToExpiration46.7

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value338339332308341303171
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsEmployeeCompensation



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value285315209427358330201
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsEmployeeCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsShareBasedCompensationCost



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value136162190278316418171
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsShareBasedCompensationCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value390389410658619585205
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsAccruedLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDerivatives



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value657069112112112110
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDerivatives100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesGoodwillAndIntangibleAssetsIntangibleAssets



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value101716141697494351735393652
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesGoodwillAndIntangibleAssetsIntangibleAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOther



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value110152143741799624
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value87383814918921720
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedBenefitObligation

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value34403121294328792757
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedBenefitObligation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value17851621158015181367
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedBenefitObligation51.951.953.752.749.6

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeBeforeTax

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value16631218109012151365
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value670445371444345
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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetGainsLossesBeforeTax

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value-1662-1216-1088-1212-1361
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetGainsLossesBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value-663-452-380-450-359
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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetPriorServiceCostCreditBeforeTax

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value12234
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetPriorServiceCostCreditBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value7-7-9-6-14
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetPriorServiceCostCreditBeforeTax700.0-350.0-450.0-200.0-350.0

us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmountsRecognizedInBalanceSheet

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value-741000000.0-676000000.0-541000000.0-753000000.0-910000000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAmountsRecognizedInBalanceSheet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value-620000000.0-423000000.0-387000000.0-499000000.0-422000000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAmountsRecognizedInBalanceSheet83.762.671.566.346.4

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssetsForPlanBenefitsNoncurrent

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value73116520
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAssetsForPlanBenefitsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationDiscountRate

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value0.0370.0420.04350.043
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationDiscountRate100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value0.1330.1390.110.114
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationDiscountRate359.5331.0252.9265.1

srt:Minimum, country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value0.0310.0390.0420.037
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationDiscountRate83.892.996.686.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value0.0030.0040.0070.0045
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationDiscountRate8.19.516.110.5

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationRateOfCompensationIncrease

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value0.02910.02870.02880.02890.02830.0292
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationRateOfCompensationIncrease100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligation

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value372334043202323230482956
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value202418321791173415351647
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligation54.453.855.953.750.455.7

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us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value339323317323369
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligation9.19.59.910.012.1

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedAmortizationOfGainLossNextFiscalYear

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value-70000000.0-57000000.0-77000000.0-83000000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedAmortizationOfGainLossNextFiscalYear100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value-23000000.0-13000000.0-11000000.0-17000000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedAmortizationOfGainLossNextFiscalYear32.922.814.320.5

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsFiveFiscalYearsThereafter

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value999954890901
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsFiveFiscalYearsThereafter100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value340350323298
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsFiveFiscalYearsThereafter34.036.736.333.1

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsNextTwelveMonths

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value122115106101
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsNextTwelveMonths100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value51514944
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsNextTwelveMonths41.844.346.243.6

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearFive

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value165154143143
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearFive100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value60565850
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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value153144133131
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearFour100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value56575146
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearFour36.639.638.335.1

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearThree

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value143133123121
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearThree100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value56514843
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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearTwo

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value132123115110
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearTwo100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value50494542
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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value179391
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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value636085
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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value-1400000000.0-1100000000.0-942000000.0-1300000000.0-1400000000.0-1274000000.0-488000000.0
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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value-741000000.0-676000000.0-541000000.0-753000000.0-910000000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanFundedStatusOfPlan52.961.557.457.965.0

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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value-620000000.0-423000000.0-387000000.0-499000000.0
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us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value433138333793
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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value570049634736
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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value51054683411041883922
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Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value40743829347234542981
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanPensionPlansWithAccumulatedBenefitObligationsInExcessOfPlanAssetsAggregateFairValueOfPlanAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value52524822428246774333
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanPensionPlansWithAccumulatedBenefitObligationsInExcessOfPlanAssetsAggregateProjectedBenefitObligation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories, us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsTargetAllocationPercentage

mdt:OtherPlanAssets, us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-28
Value0.330.320.330.34
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsTargetAllocationPercentage100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanEquitySecurities, us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value0.370.38
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsTargetAllocationPercentage112.1118.8

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories, us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanWeightedAverageAssetAllocations

mdt:OtherPlanAssets, country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.340.160.19
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanWeightedAverageAssetAllocations100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanDebtSecurity, country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.270.340.32
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanWeightedAverageAssetAllocations79.4212.5168.4

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanEquitySecurities, country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-27
Value0.390.50.49
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanWeightedAverageAssetAllocations114.7312.5257.9

us-gaap:DerivativeAssetNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-28
Value1733291993838727175
Percentage of DerivativeAssetNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-28
Value0000011142
Percentage of DerivativeAssetNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction0.00.00.00.00.02.62.61.45.62.7

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-28
Value1733291993335686158
Percentage of DerivativeAssetNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction100.0100.0100.0100.0100.086.892.194.485.977.3

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:DerivativeAssets

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value399267311308335253294175798313710721633134527214538740352764489
Percentage of DerivativeAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value317810301627443972695246488711610310995678986
Percentage of DerivativeAssets0.86.42.63.29.06.39.225.149.486.750.448.621.314.525.242.671.028.223.612.713.896.6

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DerivativeAssetsLiabilitiesAtFairValueNet

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-27
Value0000-9011106
Percentage of DerivativeAssetsLiabilitiesAtFairValueNet0.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeCollateralObligationToReturnCash



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value485105441718000006012921012122172833380
Percentage of DerivativeCollateralObligationToReturnCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value485105431718000005512319011972052703250
Percentage of DerivativeCollateralObligationToReturnCash100.0100.0100.0100.097.7100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.091.795.390.50.0100.092.994.595.496.20.0

us-gaap:DerivativeCollateralRightToReclaimCash



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value000000009900000026016080
Percentage of DerivativeCollateralRightToReclaimCash0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.00.0100.00.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value000000000980000002600000
Percentage of DerivativeCollateralRightToReclaimCash0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.099.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueAmountOffsetAgainstCollateralNet



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value312246278280302198233127-64-194-5-119981271631385519316519728748
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueAmountOffsetAgainstCollateralNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value402284319318365269321219118155206159262379432388248496498594733175
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:OtherAssets, us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value10375868078688852118412548798055985891111438
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset25.626.427.025.221.425.327.423.79.35.219.915.718.320.818.514.23.617.117.918.719.54.6

us-gaap:PrepaidExpensesAndOtherCurrentAssets, us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-27
Value31656845
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset0.70.41.91.61.63.01.22.3

us-gaap:PrepaidExpensesAndOtherCurrentAssets, us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value271183204212234169172983723616015212328128634338281
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset67.464.463.966.764.162.853.644.731.414.829.637.758.049.656.757.457.752.146.3

us-gaap:PrepaidExpensesAndOtherCurrentAssets, us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value2592116231630203152352216132128731190
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset6.23.26.65.06.35.99.39.126.333.517.013.86.15.24.25.612.316.20.0

us-gaap:PrepaidExpensesAndOtherCurrentAssets, us-gaap:TotalReturnSwap, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-28
Value016251500642286
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset0.05.60.61.64.10.00.02.73.414.23.93.8

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-30
Value316569910666556710142121
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset0.70.41.91.61.63.32.84.65.13.92.93.11.91.61.62.65.64.24.2

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value399267311308335253290170798313710721633234527214538740352764489
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset99.394.097.596.991.894.190.377.666.953.566.567.382.487.679.970.158.578.080.988.787.950.9

us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value3742582902923212442651565646132126241337367352221454449521614175
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset93.090.890.991.887.990.782.671.247.529.764.179.292.088.985.090.789.191.590.287.783.8100.0

us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value282629264425566362109743321426536274249731190
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset7.09.29.18.212.19.317.428.852.570.335.920.88.011.115.09.310.98.59.812.316.20.0

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAssetAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value3372462802943122142651474785812412715219017412921520723032480
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAssetAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-30
Value3165688924433345142121
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAssetAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral0.90.42.11.71.93.73.06.14.34.74.912.52.42.02.12.910.99.810.1

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value3342292722842832032371021827271103126127834612713218225825
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAssetAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral99.193.197.196.690.794.989.469.438.331.833.34.281.182.966.847.735.759.163.879.179.631.2

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value423331331954709225844821127810412324825021991132114116127
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

mdt:OtherAccruedExpenses, us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272017-01-272016-10-28
Value0000034400
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability0.00.00.00.00.05.65.74.30.00.0

mdt:OtherAccruedExpenses, us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value21138171243162249113124433398101891318301284
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability4.833.39.724.25.313.017.146.762.855.653.644.641.326.839.540.440.614.313.626.310.366.1

mdt:OtherAccruedExpenses, us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value1310242117252217257327683642461323192436302
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability31.030.377.463.689.546.331.418.59.716.312.824.534.634.118.55.210.520.918.231.625.91.6

mdt:OtherAccruedExpenses, us-gaap:TotalReturnSwap, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-28
Value25000041200000
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability59.50.00.00.00.07.417.10.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherLiabilities, us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-29
Value21244173115111363761411405554
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability4.836.412.912.15.313.04.312.019.825.229.927.313.58.916.122.024.7

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value1733313319393771238435203268938618416916640477345116
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability40.5100.0100.0100.0100.072.252.977.292.297.196.296.489.469.974.267.675.844.035.664.038.891.3

us-gaap:TotalReturnSwap



Period End2020-04-242019-10-252019-07-262019-01-252018-10-26
Value2500412
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability59.50.00.07.417.1

us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value4237122213170227367176200577019222719162957886125
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability9.569.722.636.410.538.944.376.188.081.983.471.954.856.977.490.887.268.172.068.474.198.4

us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value3810242117333922318135784753562328293736302
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability90.530.377.463.689.561.155.723.912.018.116.628.145.243.122.69.212.831.928.031.625.91.6

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiabilityAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value25014101632201112798614329252736742242333732
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiabilityAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value00214108121010327180135201516235578151432
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiabilityAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral0.00.00.0100.0100.050.037.550.092.897.193.094.469.060.059.363.974.331.819.045.537.8100.0

us-gaap:TotalReturnSwap



Period End2020-04-242019-10-252019-07-262019-01-252018-10-26
Value2500412
Percentage of DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiabilityAmountOffsetAgainstCollateral100.00.00.025.037.5

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilities

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value1733313319394175238435203268938618416916640477345116
Percentage of DerivativeLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value250000152917201381011376481535185417111
Percentage of DerivativeLiabilities147.10.00.00.00.038.570.722.78.43.03.93.711.843.034.847.931.9127.5180.956.2157.89.5

us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilityNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-28
Value17331993838727175
Percentage of DerivativeLiabilityNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-28
Value1733291993125616173
Percentage of DerivativeLiabilityNotOffsetPolicyElectionDeduction100.0100.00.0100.0100.081.665.884.785.997.3

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:DerivativeNotionalAmount

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262018-04-27
Value119001210010900108001110011500
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262018-04-27
Value700069006500670068006300
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount58.857.059.662.061.354.8

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value120001200012000120007800
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount100.899.2110.1111.170.3

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262018-04-27
Value490052004300420043005200
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount41.243.039.438.938.745.2

us-gaap:TotalReturnSwap, us-gaap:Nondesignated



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262018-04-27
Value181215191201191210
Percentage of DerivativeNotionalAmount1.51.81.81.91.71.8

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestments

us-gaap:OtherAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value7168666464
Percentage of EquityMethodInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi

us-gaap:OtherAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-04-26
Value18390
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueAmount

us-gaap:OtherAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value391373366308308
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue

mdt:InsuranceContract, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value434142447660
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

mdt:PartnershipUnits, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value625629537468462472
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue1453.51534.11278.61063.6607.9786.7

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value9704928488488667904886939032860082017759728068166359622457275228474142453816342329482298
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

mdt:PurchasedTechnologyAndPatents



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value4354417839904059457044644784459944414248403838833690358233793173297627222560245722681878
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization44.945.045.146.850.551.453.053.554.254.755.557.058.057.659.060.762.864.167.171.876.981.7

us-gaap:CustomerRelatedIntangibleAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value5065482445814337409538543611337231392901265224082166213218641596133110668015372736
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization52.252.051.850.045.344.340.039.238.337.436.435.334.134.332.530.528.125.121.015.79.30.3

us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value53545351595555545248464542393634312847454482
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization0.50.60.60.60.70.60.60.60.60.60.60.70.70.60.60.70.70.71.21.31.53.6

us-gaap:TrademarksAndTradeNames



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value232228224220324320582575569562544480461471448425403429408384363332
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization2.42.52.52.53.63.76.46.76.97.27.57.07.27.67.88.18.510.110.711.212.314.4

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value2824428158280422829829004290772938029381294342944329344292532917231826318583102730919307863077830566303294465
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

mdt:PurchasedTechnologyAndPatents



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value1074210640105281079211405114691155311539115691154811479115141146112208122211153711397113051126511142111183857
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross38.037.837.538.139.339.439.339.339.339.239.139.439.338.438.437.236.936.736.636.536.786.4

us-gaap:CustomerRelatedIntangibleAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value16963169711696716968169441695016917169311694916989169641688716862187081872718614185961855818579184951849276
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross60.160.360.560.058.458.357.657.657.657.757.857.757.858.858.860.060.160.360.460.561.01.7

us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value758383748588899094848079777878727271847979124
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross0.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.20.20.20.20.20.30.30.32.8

us-gaap:TrademarksAndTradeNames



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value464464464464570570821821822822821773772832832804854852850850640408
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross1.61.61.71.62.02.02.82.82.82.82.82.62.62.62.62.62.82.82.82.82.19.1

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:HedgedLiabilityFairValueHedge

us-gaap:LongTermDebt



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value00001175
Percentage of HedgedLiabilityFairValueHedge0.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:HedgedLiabilityFairValueHedgeCumulativeIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:LongTermDebt



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-26
Value00009
Percentage of HedgedLiabilityFairValueHedgeCumulativeIncreaseDecrease0.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReceivable



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value381335315218529188113
Percentage of IncomeTaxReceivable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:InProcessResearchAndDevelopment



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value523582581603604451471489490494561569594607608638721775769556470119
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InventoryFinishedGoodsNetOfReserves



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value2874269326862628247625452479242024072472236823262211238124192346224222442244218722681196
Percentage of InventoryFinishedGoodsNetOfReserves100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InventoryRawMaterialsNetOfReserves



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value747786762735705761722719676756755722669803765737732772745716686282
Percentage of InventoryRawMaterialsNetOfReserves100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InventoryWorkInProcessNetOfReserves



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value608643594569572560562542496523515490458536533497499520527501509247
Percentage of InventoryWorkInProcessNetOfReserves100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value22021247322475224804244862367423673236782369925918259412595325921259232901030124302473368133690337093375210315
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebtFairValue



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value27100275002730027800262002520024800253002510029300295003090030400286002950030500298003178131913319243463711856
Percentage of LongTermDebtFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LossContingencyAccrualAtCarryingValue



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-10-272017-07-282017-04-282017-01-272016-10-282016-07-292016-04-292016-01-292015-10-302015-07-312015-04-242014-04-25
Value5006006005005008009001000900100010001000110012001000110010001062777787879917
Percentage of LossContingencyAccrualAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-26
Value94510201010978
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority

us-gaap:OperatingLossCarryforwards

srt:Subsidiaries, us-gaap:ForeignCountry



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value1750018100
Percentage of OperatingLossCarryforwards100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority

us-gaap:DomesticCountry



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value5246829631000847759
Percentage of OperatingLossCarryforwards3.03.80.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ForeignCountry



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value251002620028400249002660026794
Percentage of OperatingLossCarryforwards143.4144.80.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherThanTemporaryImpairmentCreditLossesRecognizedInEarningsCreditLossesOnDebtSecuritiesHeld



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272014-04-252013-04-26
Value00000000049
Percentage of OtherThanTemporaryImpairmentCreditLossesRecognizedInEarningsCreditLossesOnDebtSecuritiesHeld0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansCurrentLiabilities

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value1718171312
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansCurrentLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value68878
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansCurrentLiabilities35.344.447.153.866.7

us-gaap:PreferredStockParOrStatedValuePerShare



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242015-01-23
Value0.20.20.20.20.20.21.0
Percentage of PreferredStockParOrStatedValuePerShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesAuthorized



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-24
Value127127127127128128
Percentage of PreferredStockSharesAuthorized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PrepaidTaxes



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value449363406475365427320
Percentage of PrepaidTaxes100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

us-gaap:RestructuringReserve

mdt:AssociatedCosts, mdt:EnterpriseExcellence



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-04-28
Value19912189557200
Percentage of RestructuringReserve100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:EmployeeSeverance, mdt:EnterpriseExcellence



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-04-28
Value896956901013738742790
Percentage of RestructuringReserve468.4766.7466.7500.01122.2740.0760.01057.11350.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, mdt:EnterpriseExcellence



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272017-04-28
Value44451289300
Percentage of RestructuringReserve21.144.433.327.8133.3160.0180.042.90.00.0

us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

mdt:EnterpriseExcellence



Period End2020-04-242020-01-242019-10-252019-07-262019-04-262019-01-252018-10-262018-07-272018-04-272018-01-262017-04-28
Value11282721131225052842990
Percentage of RestructuringReserve589.5911.1600.0627.81355.61000.01040.01200.01450.00.00.0

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber

us-gaap:RestrictedStock



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value00008109
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber0.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value77888
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber0.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-29
Value92.5288.483.3576.4964.33
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType

us-gaap:ShortTermBorrowings

us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks



Period End2020-04-242019-04-26
Value325332
Percentage of ShortTermBorrowings100.0100.0

us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType

us-gaap:ShortTermDebtWeightedAverageInterestRate

us-gaap:CommercialPaper



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-25
Value0.02310.02120.01460.00890.00570.00130.0009
Percentage of ShortTermDebtWeightedAverageInterestRate100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockRepurchaseProgramAuthorizedAmount1



Period End2020-04-242017-06-30
Value110005000
Percentage of StockRepurchaseProgramAuthorizedAmount1100.0100.0

us-gaap:UndistributedEarningsOfForeignSubsidiaries



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value6990064100610003180029000278372052918123
Percentage of UndistributedEarningsOfForeignSubsidiaries100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsIncomeTaxPenaltiesAndInterestAccrued



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value22517212836060965614188
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsIncomeTaxPenaltiesAndInterestAccrued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate



Period End2020-04-242019-04-262018-04-272017-04-282016-04-292015-04-242014-04-252013-04-26
Value18001800170018002100223311041028
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Line plots across dimensions of each concept

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems


us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType


us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet us-gaap:StatementGeographical


us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType


us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType


us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType


us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents