Each year thousands of lives are threatened by deadly aortic aneurysms. Although an aneurysm can occur in any artery of the body, it is most common in the abdominal aorta. We offer a variety of treatment options from the traditional grafts for open surgery to the minimally invasive, catheter-based devices that seal off and reline the artery walls.
Endovascular repair, which is less invasive than open surgery, involves excluding (sealing off) the aneurysm by placing an endovascular graft inside of the diseased aorta, making a new path for the blood to flow.
The GORE® EXCLUDER® AAA Endoprosthesis is a device that allows for endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The GORE® EXCLUDER® Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis is used in conjunction with the GORE® EXCLUDER® AAA Endoprosthesis and allows for endovascular repair of aortoiliac aneurysms and common iliac artery aneurysms. It is connected to one side or both sides of the GORE® EXCLUDER® AAA Endoprosthesis through the use of a bridge device. It remains inside the aorta permanently through the use of metal prongs, or anchors, as well as a tight fit (radial force) against the wall of the aorta.
With the only FDA-approved iliac branch solution, and durable outcomes with more than 20 years of EVAR experience, the GORE® EXCLUDER® Device family offers solutions physicians trust and patients count on.
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