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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Safety Information

The GORE-TEX® Soft Tissue Patch is MR Safe.


The information on this page is current as of September 2023. For the most current and complete MR safety information on any product, always refer to the Instructions for Use at

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Refer to Instructions for Use at for a complete description of all applicable indications, warnings, precautions and contraindications for the markets where this product is available. RXOnly

INDICATIONS FOR USE: The GORE-TEX® Soft Tissue Patch is indicated for use in the reconstruction of hernias and soft tissue deficiencies. 1 mm and 2 mm thicknesses are available. For full thickness or segmental wall defects, use of the GORE-TEX® Soft Tissue Patch 2 mm should be considered.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: The GORE-TEX® Soft Tissue Patch is contraindicated for use in: 

  • Reconstruction of cardiovascular defects. 
  • Orthopedic defects, as the primary load bearing support for segmental replacement of tendons or ligaments. 
  • Passive biological membranes such as dura mater, pericardium or peritoneum.

Use of this product in applications other than those indicated has the potential for serious complications, such as aneurysm formation or undesired healing to surrounding tissues.