by Kathy Jones on  January 25, 2012 at 12:02 AM Medical Gadgets
 Conformable GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis to be Launched in US
Delaware-based W L Gore & Associates announced that it will be introducing its Conformable GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis in the United States after it received approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

The company revealed that its device is the only thoracic endoprosthesis approved by the FDA for treating young trauma patients who have isolated lesions of the thoracic aorta. The company added that the device is easy to use and accommodates "tapered anatomy and resisting compression."

Stating that the device will provide conformability with every patient, David Abeyta, Gore Aortic Business Leader said, "We are proud to deliver to endovascular specialists and their patients the first FDA approved minimally invasive treatment option for treating traumatic aortic transaction."

Source: Medindia

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