W.L. GORE

Gore's portfolio of medical products includes implantable biomaterials and membranes used in medical devices. Advances in Gore's innovative products are driven by a commitment to scientific advancement and developed in partnership with healthcare professionals.

The medical products division of Gore was formed with the intent to design an ideal substitute for a human blood vessel using GORE-TEX® ePTFE. Forty years later, Gore is an industry leader in medical devices with more than 40 million devices sold that are designed to treat patients along the entire length of the body.

Gore's implantable medical devices work in harmony with the body's own tissues to aid healing, and in many applications, to restore normal functions. They offer exceptional performance for clinicians, and peace of mind for patients. Gore products provide new solutions to medical challenges in vascular, endovascular, interventional, and general surgical procedures. More than 40 million implants attest to Gore's commitment to improving the quality of patients' lives around the world.

Examples of Gore's implantable medical devices include minimally invasive endoprostheses that re-line diseased or damaged vessels, and Gore grafts that replace or bypass them. A variety of sheet and patch materials repair chest wall and heart defects, hernias, and other soft tissue deficiencies. GORE-TEX Sutures provide the handling and performance characteristics sought by a variety of surgical specialties.

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