Gore Receives FDA Approval for Innovative GORE® C3 Delivery System for GORE® EXCLUDER® AAA Endoprosthesis

New Innovation Enables Physicians and Interventionalists to Reposition Device for Ideal Placement in Treating Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Flagstaff, AZ (January 4, 2011)—W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the GORE® C3 Delivery System to deploy the GORE® EXCLUDER® AAA Endoprosthesis as a minimally invasive treatment for patients suffering from an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). The GORE C3 Delivery System enables physicians and interventionalists to reposition the GORE EXCLUDER Device prior to final release from the delivery catheter. The added deployment control provides physicians increased confidence in treating challenging anatomies, as well as cannulation options with the ability to bring the contralateral gate to the contralateral guidewire.  Read more

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