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Thoracoabdominal aortic and pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysms

Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA) extend through the region of the visceral branch vessels while pararenal aortic aneurysms (PAAA) only extend up to the renal arteries, but do not include the visceral branch vessels. The treatment approach to both conditions is similar.  Endovascular repair, which is less invasive than open surgery, involves sealing off the aneurysm by placing a stent graft relining the aneurysm, making a new path for the blood to flow.

The GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis (TAMBE) is an implantable branched device designed for use in patients with thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms and high-surgical risk patients with pararenal aortic aneurysms.  

TAMBE is the first FDA-approved,  off-the-shelf endovascular repair solution for treatment of complex aneurysmal disease involving the visceral aorta.   The complete device consists of several components which supply blood to the aorta, visceral branch vessel and lower limbs.  It features a modular design with studied compatibility with other Gore commercial devices.