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August 17, 2005

Stopping Killer “Bubbles” --
PENN Surgeons Are Now Using and Teaching a
Novel Stent-Deployment Device to Barricade
Deadly Aneurysms

A new minimally-invasive procedure is keeping descending thoracic aortic aneurysms from rupturing -- with the new GORE TAG Device, a stent is launched off of a catheter to cut off the diseased area of the aorta.

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