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September 17, 2010 - Clinical uses will soon begin for the C3 Delivery System for the Gore Excluder Device as a minimally invasive treatment for patients suffering from an abdominal aortic...

The first patient has been enrolled in the Medtronic Dissection Trial, which evaluates the clinical performance of the Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft with the Captivia Delivery System for the...

August 11, 2010 – New sizes of the SoloPath TransFemoral Endovascular Access Catheter were recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new sizes provide the potential to...

July 15, 2010 -- W. L. Gore and Associates recently announced that it has received the European CE mark approval for the 25 cm Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis with Propaten Bioactive Surface. The Gore...

July 6, 2010 – Maquet Cardiovascular LLC recently announced it will become the exclusive U.S. distributor of the InterGard family of vascular grafts. This will go into effect on Oct. 1, 2010, when...

June 15, 2010 – Patients with smaller abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) (less than 5.5 cm) have no significant differences in clinical outcomes after endovascular repair (EVAR) than those with...

June 14, 2010 – A new Internet, cloud-based, 3-D advanced visualization and decision support system aids physicians in endovascular case planning, The software was released this week at the...

June 8, 2010 – A 45 mm diameter stent graft to treat thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA) has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). W. L. Gore & Associates said its new,...

April 27, 2010 — While repair of large abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA's) is well accepted, randomized clinical trials have failed to demonstrate benefit for early surgical repair of small...

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...