W.L. Gore & Associates wins CE Mark approval for its next- generation Excluder AAA endoprosthesis, featuring large diameter 35 mm trunk-ipsilateral legs and 36 mm aortic extender components.
W.L. Gore & Associates won CE Mark approval for its new large Gore Excluder abdominal aortic aneurysms endoprosthesis, which could help physicians to treat AAA patients with an infrarenal aortic inner neck diameter in a range between 19-32 mm.
The device is an endovascular stent-graft, designed to be inserted through a small incision in the patient's leg to seal off an aneurysm and create a new path for blood flow, according to the company.