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Product Value—GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System

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Continued innovation leads to enhanced value with the GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System. Reducing the number of devices used per case may lead to overall cost savings.  Use of the GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System has shown to reduce devices per case by 8–23 percent.1 


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Fewer devices per case as well as significantly less total number of SKUs may result in cost savings for treating a broad range of patients.  

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INDICATIONS FOR USE: The GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft is intended for endovascular repair of all lesions of the descending thoracic aorta, including: isolated lesions in patients who have appropriate anatomy, including adequate iliac/femoral access; aortic inner diameter in the range of 16-42 mm; ≥ 20 mm non-aneurysmal aorta proximal and distal to the lesion, and type B dissections in patients who have appropriate anatomy, including: adequate iliac/femoral access; 20 mm landing zone proximal to the primary entry tear; proximal extent of the landing zone must not be dissected; diameter at proximal extent of proximal landing zone in the range of 16-42 mm.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: The GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft is contraindicated in: patients with known sensitivities or allergies to the device materials; patients who have a condition that threatens to infect the graft.

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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* Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment (GREAT) is a prospective, observational, multicenter registry to actively track Gore commercial aortic endovascular device performance and associated patient outcomes in global markets with 10 years of follow-up.Results as of June 2017. 

† Assumes rounding of measured vessel diameter (mm) to nearest whole number within IFU sizing range for aneurysm.

  1. W. L. Gore & Associates. Observational Registry Characterizing the Performance and Feature Use of the GORE. TAG. Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft Featuring ACTIVE CONTROL System. Bethesda, MD: National Library of Medicine; 2010. Available from: NLM Identifier: NCT03286400. Published September 18, 2017. Updated January 7, 2019. Accessed May 13, 2019.
  2. U.S.Food and Drug Administration.Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data MEDTRONIC VALIANT Thoracic Stent Graft with the CAPTIVIA® Delivery System. October 26, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2019 from
  3. Medtronic Valiant® Thoracic Stent Graft with the Captivia® Delivery System [Instructions for Use].  Santa Rosa, CA: Medtronic Vascular, Inc; 2013.  UC201401171 EN 7/13.

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