Cook Medical Launches Instinct™ Endoscopic Hemoclip

April 23, 2014

Bloomington, Ind., April 21, 2014 – The Instinct™ Endoscopic Hemoclip is now available to gastroenterologists in major global markets. The clip is used to stop gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding, which is a condition that can be challenging to treat because of the variations among bleeds. The Instinct clip has two specific features that can help a physician achieve hemostasis more...

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Cook Medical expands its embolization product family with Cantata® and Alight™

April 11, 2014

Bloomington, Ind. – Cook Medical today announced the introduction of its 2.9 Fr size Cantata® microcatheter with a .027 inch inner diameter (ID) and the Alight™ microwire.     This .027 ID Cantata microcatheter complements the existing .021 and .025 inch ID microcatheters, completing Cook's full line of embolization microcatheters. The new .027 ID microcatheter...

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Cook Medical's Surgical Melker expands cricothyrotomy offering for 'Cannot Intubate, Cannot Ventilate' scenarios

April 08, 2014

Bloomington, Ind. – In response to the NAP4 report addressing the clinical need for both Seldinger* and surgical cricothyrotomy procedures to be taught side-by-side, Cook Medical today announces a compact surgical set. This cricothyrotomy range expansion allows clinicians to stay up-to-date with the latest developments, and builds on Cook Medical’s experience in designing products for...

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First Ten Patients Enrolled in U.S. Clinical Study that is Evaluating Treatment of Iliofemoral Venous Outflow Obstruction

March 03, 2014

Bloomington, Ind.— The first ten patients have been enrolled in Cook Medical’s VIVO clinical research study. The study is designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of treating symptomatic iliofemoral venous outflow obstruction with the Zilver® Vena™ Venous Self-Expanding Stent. The trial’s first patients are undergoing treatment at six healthcare facilities in the East Coast and...

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CFC Properties names Ron Walker vice president of commercial real estate

February 20, 2014

Bloomington, Ind. – CFC Properties, a Cook Group company, welcomes a new vice president of commercial real estate. Ron Walker, former president of the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC), is looking forward to his new position.     "I am truly honored to join the excellent team at CFC Properties and to begin contributing to the great work they do,"...

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Cook Medical Introduces Biodesign® Duraplasty Graft to Otolaryngologists for Dura Mater Repair

February 19, 2014

Bloomington, Ind. – Cook Medical has launched a new treatment option for otolaryngologists (ear, nose and throat specialists) who repair the dura mater following cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks at the base of the skull. Cook’s Biodesign® Duraplasty Graft is the latest Biodesign product from Cook Medical’s Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) clinical division.   A...

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Cook Medical Introduces EchoTip® ProCore™ Endobronchial Ultrasound Needle

February 12, 2014

Bloomington, Ind.— Cook Medical is introducing the first endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) needle in the U.S. and Europe that can acquire histological samples. The EchoTip® ProCore™ Endobronchial Ultrasound Needle gives physicians the ability to retrieve both cell and tissue samples from lymph nodes or tumors in the pulmonary area. The EchoTip ProCore EBUS needle is a single-use needle...

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Purdue Research Foundation, Cook Medical partner on $12 million project to support life sciences startup opportunities

February 04, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Feb. 4, 2014 - Purdue Research Foundation and Cook Medical officials announced today plans to establish a $12 million evergreen investment fund to support Purdue-based life sciences companies.   "Converting Purdue innovation into new products, companies and jobs is perhaps the most valuable way for our university to live up to its land grant heritage...

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

December 11, 2013

Winston-Salem, N.C.— 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...

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Cook Medical Makes Ordering Easier by Improving E-Commerce Options

December 04, 2013

Bloomington, Ind. – As hospitals adopt electronic commerce (e-commerce) as the standard for how they order products, Cook Medical is determined to improve the available e-commerce options for its customers. One recent improvement has been an enhancement of their online ordering system. This update demonstrates Cook’s continued dedication to lowering costs and increasing efficiency. Over 80...

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Cook Medical Names Rob Lyles Executive Vice President

December 04, 2013

Bloomington, Ind. – Rob Lyles, a veteran leader of Cook Medical’s Peripheral Intervention (PI) division, has been promoted to executive vice president in a move to further invigorate Cook’s drive toward new, cutting edge technologies and patient therapies. He will transition his current responsibilities to Mark Breedlove, a long-time leader within the PI division.    ...

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Mark Breedlove Named Vice President of Cook Medical's Peripheral Intervention Clinical Division

December 04, 2013

Bloomington, Ind. – Mark Breedlove, a 19-year veteran of Cook Medical, has been named global leader for the company’s Peripheral Interventional (PI) division.      “As our largest division, PI plays a vital role in Cook Medical’s global success,” said Pete Yonkman, president of Cook Medical. “Mark has been an integral part of PI’s growth over many years and he...

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Cook Medical Opens New Innovation Centre in Limerick, Ireland

November 14, 2013
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Bloomington, Ind. — Cook Medical has today officially opened its new state-of-the-art research and development (R&D) Innovation Centre at its plant in Limerick, Ireland.                           The Innovation Centre together, with the expansion of cleanrooms, packaging, storage and other...

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