• Welcome to Urology

    Introduction

    Welcome to Urology

    Cook Medical has been a leading supplier of medical devices for urologists for over 35 years. Offering interventional and Biodesign® technologies that support diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in adult and pediatric urology, Cook has placed particular emphasis on stone management as well as both male and female pelvic health.

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    ACCESS, EXTRACTION, DRAINAGE

    Complete your procedures.

    Our comprehensive product catalog has the products you need to deliver access, extraction and drainage. Provide treatment throughout the entire urinary tract. Start by exploring our Flexor® family of ureteral access sheaths.

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  • Expand your urological skill set.

    Vista (Education)

    Expand your urological skill set.

    Cook Medical hosts an educational program that partners renowned instructors with talented physicians who are eager to improve their skills and ultimately improve outcomes.

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  • Consolidate with Cook Medical.

    Healthcare Business Solutions

    Consolidate with Cook Medical.

    We can convert up to 98% of the specialty urology products on your urology cart. See how we helped Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Achieve unparalleled ureteral access.
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Achieve unparalleled ureteral access.

The Flexor® Parallel™ Rapid Release™ Ureteral Access Sheath gives you two options for placement. See it in action.

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Reduce the need for frequent stent changes.
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Reduce the need for frequent stent changes.

Maintain urine flow for up to 12 months, even in instances of extreme compression, with the Resonance Metallic Ureteral Stent.

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Trust the quality of the everyday stent.
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Trust the quality of the everyday stent.

The Universa® Soft and Firm ureteral stent sets have options to fit your preference, and provide you with premium features for your routine, everyday procedures.

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A kidney milestone

March 10, 2014

Every day, the products we make impact countless lives. This is a reality that we don’t take lightly. We make each one of our products as if the patient on the table were a family member or close friend. Bill’s philosophy was to consider that the products we make might be used on someone in our family—one of our parents or one of our kids.   Bringing baskets to the...

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Getting our start in urology

January 28, 2014

The Urology division was started in the 1970s, when Bill Cook was introduced to Dr. Al Rutner and began to explore the needs of urologists. Rutner provided Cook with drawings and notes on a few ideas, which Cook in turn shared with his team in Bloomington, Indiana, where a de facto urology department was formed. It quickly became obvious that there was real potential for the company to grow by...

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Primary vendor relationship creates cost savings for Wake Forest Baptist

November 26, 2013

The situation Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center wanted to find ways to improve its supply chain and save money. Wake Forest Baptist wanted to reduce costs across its entire supply chain system by making it more efficient, not just by cutting line-item expenses. To accomplish these goals, in early 2011, Wake Forest Baptist hired Conrad Emmerich as vice president of resource management and...

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The Arthur Smith Award: Ten Years and Counting

October 17, 2013

The 2013 Arthur D. Smith Endourology Lectureship was presented to Thomas Knoll, MD, associate professor of urology at Mannheim University Hospital, Germany, and head of the Department of Urology, Sindelfingen-Böblingen Medical Center, University of Tübingen, Germany.   Dr. Knoll received the award for his extensive scientific and clinical work on the interventional treatment of...

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Cook Medical Announces LithAssist™ to Streamline Stone Management and Treatment

September 06, 2013

Bloomington, Ind. — Cook Medical has a new device to simplify percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) procedures, during which physicians break up and remove large kidney stones, or can use it in the bladder to break up large bladder stones. LithAssist™ combines suction control and provides access for a laser fiber. It is the first device globally to provide suction control and laser fiber access....

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Collaboration: The Key to Our Success

September 04, 2013

Since 1963, Cook Medical has been collaborating with physicians to bring new product ideas to market. We are always looking for ways to create solutions to complex problems. This way of thinking has made a difference in millions of patient’s lives. Cook’s collaborative efforts in urology date back almost 40 years. In 1974, Dr. Al Rutner provided Bill Cook with a list of devices to develop. ...

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Develop, enhance and advance urology.

July 07, 2013

Cook Medical’s Vista℠ Collaboration and Learning Program  encourages physicians and other members of the healthcare industry to improve patient care by sharing best practices. Education and Training Cook sponsors a complete educational program. Live case trainings and skills labs align renowned instructors with physicians who are eager to sharpen their skills and ultimately...

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Upcoming Events

  • April 29 - May 01, 2014 Vista: Prone PCNL/URS Patras, Greece
  • May 05 - 06, 2014 Vista: PCNL Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • May 05 - 06, 2014 Vista: Flexible URS/PCNL Milano, Italy