Gore Products Provide Innovative Solutions to Medical Challenges
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.
Saving and improving the quality of lives worldwide
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.
Key Components for Medical Device Manufacturers
Gore has long been a leader in acoustic protection, venting and filtration. Combining that heritage of excellence with our expertise in medical solutions, we’ve partnered with medical device manufacturers for over 35 years to help them meet critical needs in patient and equipment protection. We operate according to ISO 13485 and ISO 15378 guidelines for quality processes, procedures, documentation and language consistent with our OEM customers. We manufacture our life sciences products in dedicated clean manufacturing facilities that include cleanrooms.
Products in the GORE® Microfiltration Media for Medical Devices (U.S. site) portfolio offer acoustic protection, venting and filtration solutions that meet critical needs for protection, air elimination, pressure equalization, and preservation of sound quality. Example applications include microphone protection in hearing instruments, battery protection from liquids in personal hygiene devices, and shielding transducers from contamination and damage in hemodialysis equipment.