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    Women's Health provides products for obstetrics, gynecology, and assisted reproductive technology. Working with clinicians, we design and create medical devices to meet the needs of physicians and their patients. On this page you can read about the latest news and product stories in this division and watch procedural videos. Keep the news and updates coming to your inbox by signing up for e-mail.

  • Five tips for using the MINC Benchtop Incubator

    Expert Tips

    Five tips for using the MINC Benchtop Incubator

    Michael Lee, director of Fertility Solutions in Boston, shares his top five tips for getting the most out of the incubators.

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  • Dr. Georgiou on the successful use of the Bakri balloon in the treatment of PPH

    Education and Research

    Dr. Georgiou on the successful use of the Bakri balloon in the treatment of PPH

    Dr. Chris Georgiou of the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, shared his findings from several case studies with a group of physicians in Japan.

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  • IVM research wins award

    Adelaide Innovation Champion Awards

    IVM research wins award

    Cook Medical, in collaboration with the University of Adelaide, wins award for work on next generation fertility treatments

  • New package design saves lives and precious time for medical staff

    Discovery

    New package design saves lives and precious time for medical staff

    It's no secret that our Bakri™ Postpartum Balloon saves lives, but did you know that the redesigned packaging also meets the global demand for a reduced environmental footprint?

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New Perspectives on IVM
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New Perspectives on IVM

Join us to discuss the future of in-vitro maturation at ASPIRE 2014.

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Explore an IVF clinic during our ART Lab tour.
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Explore an IVF clinic during our ART Lab tour.

Join us on a journey through the IVF process at CookARTLab.com: a resource for infertility and reproductive specialists.

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The Guardia™ Access Nano accommodates for acute uterocervical angles.
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The Guardia™ Access Nano accommodates for acute uterocervical angles.

We have recently developed a product to accommodate patients with a smaller cervical anatomy.

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Two procedures, one device.
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Two procedures, one device.

The Goldstein SonoBiopsy Cateter allows physicians to perform both sonohysterography and endometrial biopsy in one procedure, sparing the patient the discomfort of two speculum placements.

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New Perspectives on IVM

February 27, 2014

A pre-symposium session, ASPIRE 2014 Join us to discuss new clinical approaches and improvements in the future of in-vitro maturation. The session, chaired by Associate Professor Jeremy Thompson, Head of the Early Development Group within the School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health at the University of Adelaide, will explore current best practices and consider the future direction of...

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Vista℠ workshops travel to Jordan and Singapore

February 23, 2014

Last November, the Cook Medical team ran a Vista workshop in Jordan for physicians and midwives. Organized in conjunction with Greenland Medical, the workshop was led by Andrea Haynes, field product specialist. It provided over 35 healthcare professionals with the opportunity to learn more about our obstetrics and gynecology product range. Also on hand on the day were Dr. Essam Assella,...

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Middle East Fertility Society (MEFS) 2013

February 16, 2014

The 20th Annual MEFS meeting took place in November at the King Hussein Bin Tala Convention Center, Dead Sea, Jordan. Reham Al Hadad with distribution partner Tareq Co, and Sameer Kharma and Anas Ali with distribution partner Greenland Medical, joined our team at the booth. Attendees traveled from all over the Middle East. Many visited our booth. The sequential culture media system, in...

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Cook Medical, in collaboration with the University of Adelaide, wins award for work on next generation fertility treatments

February 13, 2014

The Adelaide Innovation Champion Awards recognize organizations that are working with the University of Adelaide to change the world through research and development. The Cook Medical team, with Associate Professor Jeremy Thompson and Associate Professor Rob Gilchrist of the University of Adelaide, received the award on October 25 for its work on oocyte in vitro maturation (IVM). ...

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New package design saves precious time for medical staff

September 04, 2013

Through collaboration with Prent Corporation, we created safe, sterile, and—vital to a busy operating room—easy-to-open recyclable packaging for the Cook Bakri Postpartum Balloon with Rapid Instillation Components.  The new package design makes it possible for more than one staff member to simultaneously begin using different parts of the device. This saves precious time and enables...

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ESHRE 2013 in London

September 04, 2013

The 29th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology took place at the ExCeL Centre in London from July 7-10. The Women’s Health team was represented by managers from over 18 countries, who spoke 15 different languages. Physicians, researchers, embryologists, and lab technicians visited the booth to discuss their experience with Cook Medical catheters, needles,...

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Dr. Georgiou on the successful use of the Bakri balloon in the treatment of PPH

September 04, 2013

Prof. Chris Georgiou of the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, spoke at the 125th meeting of the Kanto Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Japan. His lecture, “Balloon tamponade technology in the management of postpartum hemorrhage: Methodology, mechanisms of action and future fertility,” was well received by the attending physicians. Dr. Naohiro Kanayama of Hamamatsu University...

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Five tips for using the MINC Benchtop Incubator

September 04, 2013

Michael Lee, director of laboratories at Fertility Solutions in Boston, made the switch from traditional large-scale incubation units in 2009. Within six months, significantly improved results confirmed he made the right decision.* After 4 years of using MINC benchtop incubators, we asked him to share his top five tips for getting the most out of the incubators. Position with care: “As...

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Cook Medical's Guardia™ Access Nano accomodates for acute uterocervical angles.

June 18, 2013

Our customers talked, we listened, and our engineers developed the Guardia Access Nano embryo transfer catheter. We have recently added a new catheter to our ART product line. Building on our experience with the Guardia™ Access ET Catheter, our team has developed a product to accommodate patients who have smaller cervical anatomy. The Guardia Access Nano offers more flexibility...

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Introducing the ObstiHook™ Amnion Perforator

June 18, 2013

Why was the ObstiHook created? First, our team focused on the patient’s welfare. The ObstiHook design features a rounded tip and a recessed hook to protect the fetus’ head and the mother’s uterine anatomy. Secondly, we addressed the physician’s needs by offering added flexibility and control. In a busy environment, a physician can manuever the ObstiHook with one hand. A flexible shaft...

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Cook Medical at the 61st Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

June 18, 2013

The month of May brought us to New Orleans for the 61 st Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2013. At our booth, we spoke with visiting physicians, invited their feedback, and introduced our ObstiHook Amnion Perforator. We showcased product samples from our obstetrics and gynecology line, allowing physicians to become comfortable...

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Bakri™ Balloon Packaging Wins WorldStar Award

January 09, 2013

It’s no secret that our Bakri Postpartum Balloon saves lives, and in life-and-death situations, every second counts. Our engineers kept this in mind when they improved the product by adding rapid instillation components. The engineers didn't stop with the product, though: In collaboration with Prent Corporation , they created safe, sterile, and—vital to a busy operating room—easy-to-open...

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Upcoming Events

  • April 26 - 30, 2014 2014 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical Meeting Chicago, Illinois View Event »
  • June 29 - July 02, 2014 30th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Munich, Germany View Event »