The practice of therapeutic biliary and pancreatic endoscopy is experiencing rapid change in methodology and equipment, resulting in a variety of appropriate techniques. The Cook Endoscopy wire guided products in the "Color Connection" can help the endoscopy team meet individual patient care needs.
These guidelines provide suggestions for the progressive use of accessories after a wire guide has been placed. They are, however, only guidelines.
The "Color Connection" is a method to provide instant recognition of the devices which can be placed over a specified wire guide.
The wire guide holder and devices, when possible, will have a corresponding color band.
A compatible wire guide and accessory enables a smooth, organized delivery of the over-the-wire accessories.