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Cook Medical Initiates Clinical Study to Evaluate Post-Treatment Removal of the Evolution® Esophageal Fully Covered Stent

April 10, 2014

Cook Medical has initiated a clinical study in the U.S. to evaluate the removability of a new Evolution® Esophageal Fully Covered Stent. This is the first multicenter U.S. study to evaluate the possibility of removing a self-expanding metal stent after malignant and benign strictures have been treated. The stent design used in the study has been modified to accommodate retrieval. The...

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Who was Endoscopy's Regal Ambassador?

March 25, 2014

As we celebrate the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) GI Nurses and Associates Week , we would like to acknowledge GI nurses and associates everywhere. We thank each and every one of you for your passion and commitment to your patients and to our field. This week also brings to mind one of Cook’s own, beloved champions of GI nurses—Marsha Dreyer. Although she passed...

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Guest Blog: Dr. John Saltzman Shares Thoughts on Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy

March 24, 2014

The bowel preparation is a critically important part of the colon exam. It is also one of the most misunderstood and dreaded aspects of the colonoscopy examination. It is crucial that the bowel is cleaned of its contents in order to view the lining of the colon wall for polyps. Colonoscopy, with the detection and removal of precancerous polyps, is the most effective tool to prevent cancer in...

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Guest Blog: Dr. Whitney Jones Weighs In On Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March 24, 2014

The purpose of this post is to thank our community of physicians, nurses, scientists and industry for their leadership in making a real difference in the public health of the nation through colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Yet, if we are to hit the lofty goals set by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable for 2018 of screening 80 percent of the population at risk, we must work even...

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Get Your Rear In Gear

March 13, 2014

On March 8th 2014, Cook Medical’s Endoscopy team in Winston-Salem was a sponsor of the Colon Cancer Coalition’s “Get Your Rear In Gear” 5K. This 5K is a nationwide event that works with healthcare providers, corporations and the media to encourage people to “Get Your Rear In Gear” and learn more about colon cancer. We talked to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Dr. Jerry Evans at the race....

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Dress in Blue Day

March 07, 2014

Today, Cook Medical employees participated in “Dress in Blue Day!” Every year, the Colon Cancer Alliance encourages anyone and everyone to wear blue on March 7th as a way to raise awareness for colon cancer. Awareness is one of the most important factors in catching colon cancer in its first stages. We believe it to be one of the most treatable forms of cancer-if caught...

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

February 25, 2014

March is just around the corner and with it comes Colon Cancer Awareness Month. We believe that colon cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer - if it's caught early enough. That's why patients need to be informed about things like risk factors, symptoms, and screenings in order to help prevent 50,000 people in the United States from dying each year because of this terrible disease...

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Clinical experience with a new Cook biliary metal stent

December 12, 2013
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  Expandable metal biliary stents are currently used to treat biliary tract obstruction. Malignant biliary obstruction can be caused by direct tumor infiltration, extrinsic compression, adjacent inflammation, desmoplastic reaction from tumors or, more commonly, a combination of more than one of the aforementioned factors. Pancreatic cancer is the most common cause of malignant...

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Acrobat Calibrated Tip Wire Guide - Performance You Can Measure

December 09, 2013

Interventional Radiology access now for ERCP The same performance that sets the standard for wire guide access in interventional radiology is now available for ERCP. We tailored interventional radiology technology specifically for ERCP wire guide access. With one of the most flexible tips on the market, Acrobat gives you the same Cook-pioneered technology that interventionalists rely on...

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The History of Clips in Endoscopy

November 19, 2013

  Background The first description of a clip used in gastrointestinal endoscopy was by Hayashi and colleagues more than 35 years ago in Japan in 1975 1 but it was Prof. Soehendra and his group in Hamburg, Germany, 20 years ago, who helped popularize the clip for hemostasis when the design of the delivery system had been improved. 2 This was followed by reports of...

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