W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Release: Improved GORE® DrySeal Sheath With Hydrophilic Coating Launches in Europe  
1/23/2013 10:09:10 AM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) today introduced GORE® DrySeal Sheath with hydrophilic coating in Europe. The new GORE DrySeal Sheath allows for easier insertion into and removal from blood vessels during endovascular repair procedures. The device is designed to increase sheath lubricity with an advantage of minimizing particulation of the hydrophilic coating. “Adding hydrophilic coating to this Gore device provides physicians with more control when performing endovascular repair,” said Thomas Larzon, MD, Head of Vascular Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden. “This advantage greatly benefits patients as it helps minimize unnecessary blood loss when inserting endovascular devices.”