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a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open

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Once the cyst has been drained, Cook's Word catheter holds the drainage lumen open so the cyst can fully heal without closing again and risking further infection.
The Word catheter from Cook Medical includes a silicone balloon that is inserted into the cyst and then inflated to hold the catheter in place and allow the cyst to heal without closing again.
In response to the recent trend of cost-savings and improved efficiency in the health care industry, Cook is offering the Word catheter at a moderate price to aid health care facilities in their attempts to restrict spending.
The Word catheter brings an economical option to the table for OB/GYNs, emphasizing Cook's commitment to respond to physician needs.