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November 23, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed marketing of the first system that can repair a failed or problematic aortic endograft, a fabric tube used to...

November 22, 2011 — The thoracic aorta can pose major problems for endovascular repair when there are tortuous segments. Navigating an endograft through difficult territory can prevent its precise...

November 22, 2011 — The question remains whether patency rates for heparin-bonded polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) grafts are better than traditional PTFE bypasses; whether these types of grafts...

November 18, 2011 – W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Conformable Gore Tag thoracic...

November 4, 2011 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a stent graft system for patients with small arteries; it will give them the option of less invasive surgery to repair...

August 31, 2011 — Medtronic Inc. announced the start of its United States post-approval study of the Endurant AAA stent graft system, a medical device used to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA...

August 19, 2011 - Endologix Inc. said a ruling this week will likely aid its defense in a stent graft patent litigation case filed by Cook Medical.

August 12, 2011 — Endologix Inc. announced that the first American commercial implant of the company's AFX Endovascular AAA system was performed at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Chicago. Ross...

June 17, 2011 — Endologix, Inc. announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for AFX Endovascular AAA System for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The...
May 24, 2011 — Aptus Endosystems Inc., a medical device company developing advanced technology for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), announced CE mark approval for the Aptus EndoStapling System....
Aortic dissection is rare, but when it occurs, a patient’s prognosis can be poor, even with timely medical diagnosis and treatment. It is the most frequently diagnosed lethal condition of the aorta....

March 14, 2011 – A vascular graft for hemodialysis access has received the CE mark. The Gore Propaten vascular graft, from W.L. Gore and Associates, utilizes a covalent bonding technology to...

February 21, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an endoprosthesis device for use on a lower profile delivery system. The Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive...

January 24, 2011 – A new device for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD) is now available in Europe. W.L. Gore and Associates announced the availability of its Viabahn Endoprosthesis on a...

December 29, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a stent graft system for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The Endurant AAA Stent Graft System, from Medtronic...

November 24, 2010 - Rotational computed tomography angiography (CTA), a new noninvasive imaging modality, has the ability to display angiography in 3-D formats. This allows for considerable...

November 22, 2010 - An implantable medical device used in the minimally invasive treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms delivered strong results through one year of patient follow-up in a U.S....

November 17, 2010 – A lunch symposium detailing the evidence for simulation in medical training and other fields will be sponsored by W.L. Gore and Associates at the VEITHsymposium. The EVEResT (...

November 8, 2010 – A new aortic extension has been implanted in a clinical setting for the first time. The Ventana fenestrated stent graft, by Endologix, was implanted at Auckland City Hospital in...

September 27, 2010 – A post-market study investigating a new treatment for peripheral artery disease of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) has completed enrollment.

The VIPER study, which...