Cook Medical launches SialoCath salivary duct catheter

3-Mar-2015

Specialist device for use on patients with obstructive salivary gland disorders

Clinicians who treat obstructive salivary gland disorders now have the option of a specialised catheter designed to irrigate the salivary duct and flush out stone fragments.

Cook Medical’s SialoCath Salivary Duct Catheter is a flexible, soft-tipped, single-lumen catheter indicated for use in the submandibular or parotid glands. It can be inserted into a salivary duct over a wire guide or through a Kolenda Introducer Sheath.

“SialoCath provides clinicians with a minimally-invasive tool for treating patients during in-office or surgical sialendoscopy procedures,” said Thomas Cherry, global leader of Cook’s otolaryngology/head and neck Surgery clinical division.

“The development of this catheter is part of Cook’s long-standing commitment to creating innovative devices that fulfil clinical needs.”

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SialoCath is one device in a growing suite of Cook Medical sialendoscopy access and interventional tools that are now available to clinicians in the UK.

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