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

Refined value in vascular outcomes

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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 can 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 

Device Average devices per case Device per case impact
GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System2 1.38 8% - 23% reduction
Conformable GORE® TAG® Thoracic Endoprosthesis 1.6 -
Competitor A2,3 1.8 -
Competitor B4 1.5 6% reduction

Data shown represents information publicly available by disease state.

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

See why oversizing matters: Potentially stock fewer devices yet treat a broad range of patients. 

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Gore TAG Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System

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

† 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. 

  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.
  4. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED).  Valiant Navion™ Thoracic Stent Graft System. P100040/S036.  Published October 19, 2018.  Accessed June 18, 2020.