Core Tissue Biopsy Device, Cook Bx Model CBX-1

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Cook Bx Core Tissue Biopsy Device, Model CBX-1


Used, and in excellent cosmetic condition and overall appearance. 

The Cook Bx Core Tissue Biopsy Device is a medical instrument designed for obtaining histological core biopsies, with a particular focus on the prostate. This reusable device is used in conjunction with a single-use Cook Bx Needle to collect tissue samples vital for diagnosis.

Device Description and Components

  • Bx Core Tissue Biopsy Device
  • Periprostatic injection needle (for transrectal local anesthetic injection)
  • Needles

Intended Use

The device is engineered for histological core biopsies of the prostate, featuring a 25mm throw for needle advancement and is to be used with the Cook Bx Needle.

Contraindications and Precautions

The Cook Bx Device is not suitable for use outside of core biopsies of soft tissue as determined by a licensed physician. It is intended for use by medical professionals who are well-versed in the potential side effects and limitations of core needle biopsy.

Instructions for Use

Instructions include product inspection, needle set loading, safety button setting, actuator handle cocking, and device firing to obtain a biopsy sample. The needle set is disposable and should be discarded according to local regulations after a single patient use.

Cleaning and Sterilization

The device should be cleaned with a mild detergent solution and can be disinfected with CIDEX 7 or ProCide NS. Sterilization is recommended via autoclaving at 270º F (132ºC) for 15 to 25 minutes. The device should not be sterilized using irradiation or gas plasma methods.


The Cook Bx Core Tissue Biopsy Device, model CBX-1, is a specialized tool for core tissue biopsy procedures, particularly in the prostate. It is a reusable system that ensures patient safety and device effectiveness through proper handling and disposal practices.

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