The GORE® Suture Passer is a reusable instrument that provides proper suture placement. Proper suture placement is one of the key factors which provides effective outcome in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Use of proper technique in minimally invasive surgery is as important as it is in open surgery. The GORE® Suture Passer helps closure of large port sites and secures prosthetic materials for laparoscopic incisional and inguinal hernia repairs. The GORE® Suture Passer can be used in procedures such as abdominal laparoscopy, gynecological laparoscopy and pelviscopy.