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Product Value—GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement

Positive outcomes and reducing costs for complex hernia repairs

Image of GORE® BIO-A® Tissue ReinforcementThe GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement provides cost saving benefits and quality patient outcomes. It provides proven performance with an innovative material that has consistent absorption, leaving no permanent material behind in the body.

This material can be used in complex applications where biologics would be chosen but without the risks or concerns around the use of biologic materials. GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement offers proven performance at considerable economic value. 

Positive outcomes and reducing costs for complex hernia repairs

GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement was used as an alternative to current synthetic material where a full-absorbable material is desired. Here are the results:

Image showing 66% savings over biologics*


Chart showing a $340,000 savings when using GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement over biologics over 12 months.
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INDICATIONS FOR USE: The GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement is intended for use in the reinforcement of soft tissue. An example of an application where the GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement may be used is hernia repair as suture line reinforcement.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: The GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement is contraindicated for use in reconstruction of cardiovascular defects. Because GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement is absorbable, it is contraindicated for use in patients requiring permanent support from the device. 

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

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* Data on file 2017, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Flagstaff, AZ.