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catheter

Med a long slender flexible tube for inserting into a natural bodily cavity or passage for introducing or withdrawing fluid, such as urine or blood

catheter

[′kath·ə·dər]
(medicine)
A hollow, tubular device for insertion into a cavity, duct, or vessel to permit injection or withdrawal of fluids or to establish patency of the passageway.
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In the near future, we expect to be adding low pressure, compliant balloon catheters, as well as larger diameter, higher pressure balloons," said Saab.
Safety and outcomes of balloon catheter sinusotomy: A multicenter 24-week analysis in 115 patients.
Programmable coating and drying period was fixed at 3 min and 2 min respectively to coat the balloon catheter.
The Charger PTA Balloon Catheter is designed to deliver results in both routine and challenging cases," said Jeff Mirviss, president of Boston Scientific's Peripheral Interventions Division.
Specifically, the surgeon can confirm the location of the sinus guide cannula, the guidewire entrance, and the sinus balloon catheter entrance into the sinus.
The enhancements we're rolling out in the Q50 PLUS Stent Graft Balloon Catheter underscore our dedication to providing the clinical community with the most sophisticated, minimally invasive alternatives to traditional treatment methods," said Ryan Takeuchi, Gore Aortic Business Leader.
The company describes itself as a vertically integrated provider of outsourced solutions for balloon catheter manufacturing.
Invatec, whose purchase by Medtronic was finalized in April of this year, is known for its high-quality PTA product line for the treatment of peripheral artery disease, especially in Europe, where the company was the fourth-leading competitor in the PTA balloon catheter market in 2009.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the GliderXtreme catheter, a highly differentiated advanced balloon catheter system with an expanded matrix of sizes including longer balloon lengths, an atraumatic tapered tip and shaft construction reinforced for torque transmission and exceptional pushability.
These markers are used to correctly place the sinus balloon catheter in the sinus ostium, with the distal mark placed inside the sinus and the proximal mark external to the sinus ostium (figure, F and G).
r4's patent pending Vector[TM] balloon catheter also includes radiopaque stripes on the balloon so physicians do not have to use viscous contrast media to visualize the balloon under x-ray (fluoroscopy).
Drug-coated balloons represent a new category of device that combines the mechanical dilatation of a balloon catheter with the biological effect of a drug to treat occluded arteries.
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