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April 9, 2010 – The first patients have been enrolled in the INNOVATION trial, which will assess the safety of a new stent graft system to treat abdominal aortic aneurisms (AAA).

March 26, 2010 – When actor John Ritter died suddenly in 2003 from a tear in his thoracic aorta, the tragedy brought attention to a rare but deadly condition that takes the lives of an estimated...

February 11, 2010 — The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published results showing the Bard FLAIR Endovascular Stent Graft maintains the patency of dialysis access grafts more effectively...

January 28, 2010 – Minimally invasively emergency repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) using stent grafts could save more lives in some cases than traditional open surgery, new data...

December 21, 2009 – The recently introduced GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft has integrated rings that reduce the cross-sectional profile by 24 percent as compared to externally ringed grafts, and its...

November 21, 2009 – Endovascular repair of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (EVAR) is superior to open repair, according to a study data released Nov. 18-22 at the VEITH Symposium in New York...

November 20, 2009 – A new service for endovascular specialists who treat aortic aneurysms converts 2D computed tomography (CT) axial images to 3D images of the anatomy and aneurysm measurement for...

November 18, 2009 – As part of a new partnership deal with QXMédical LLC, W. L. Gore & Associates will distribute the Q50 Stent Graft Balloon Catheter, which is designed for use with aortic...

November 4, 2009 – Canadian physicians can now treat patients suffering from life-threatening aneurysms in one of the body’s largest arteries with an endovascular graft delivered during a...

October 21, 2009 – W. L. Gore and Associates today announced the first human implants of the next generation Conformable GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis for the treatment of thoracic aortic...

October 12, 2009 – Medtronic Inc. recent received CE mark and began its international launch of the Captivia Delivery System for the Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft, a minimally invasive treatment...

October 9, 2009 – Cook Inc. has filed a lawsuit with the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, against Endologix Inc., claiming infringement of two critical patents for endovascular...

September 29, 2009 – The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit last week affirmed the previous ruling of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California...

September 21, 2009 — W. L. Gore & Associates last week announced that several physicians recently presented interim data from ongoing GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft studies to clinical...

August 21, 2009 – Endologix Inc. yesterday announced the online publication of results from the pivotal prospective, multicenter clinical trial of the company's Powerlink XL System for...

July 27, 2009 – Terumo Cardiovascular Systems said Friday it initiated a phase II clinical trial for the Anaconda AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) stent graft system in the U.S.

July 22, 2009 – W. L. Gore & Associates today said it received FDA approval to market its GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis for device diameters 9-13 mm for the treatment of peripheral arterial...

July 1, 2009 – W. L. Gore & Associates said today it received FDA for a manufacturing change to the GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis, which is a result of the precision laser trimming technology...

June 22, 2009 – Surgeons from Arizona Heart Institute performed the first procedure in the U.S. Anaconda Phase II Study using the Vascutek Anaconda Stent Graft System, an investigational,...

May 7, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. yesterday said it completed enrollment in its investigational device exemption (IDE) study of the Endurant Stent Graft System, which is designed to enable the...