Friday, March 4, 2011
Cook Endoscopy: Needle will ease GI cancer tests
A new kind of needle that can take tissue samples large enough to biopsy from hard-to-reach spots in the gastrointestinal tract could reduce the need for high-cost invasive surgeries, according to officials with Cook Medical.
Cook’s EchoTip ProCore needle was designed and is being manufactured at the Indiana-based company’s Endoscopy business unit headquartered in Winston-Salem. Cook’s campus on Bethania Station Road has about 550 employees in manufacturing, research and development and other roles. Read more.
Posted by Peggy Low at 6:27 AM