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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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LONDON -- The global cardiac catheters market is forecast to reach US$2.
PPCI is an alternative form of treatment in which the blocked blood vessel is re-opened in the hi-tech environment of a cardiac catheter laboratory.
Fish told USA Today he had cardiac catheter ablation on Wednesday, a procedure which corrected faulty electrical pathways in his heart.
Dr Christian Homsy, CEO of Cardio3BioSciences, said: "We've followed GMP guidelines from the start of our activities and are very pleased to have demonstrated, via this recent audit and registration and also our recent ISO certification for our cardiac catheter work, our continuing commitment to quality practices.
Toshiba will leverage Merge's Best in KLAS Merge Hemo, Merge's real-time documentation tool for the cardiac catheter lab that facilitates the integration of catheter lab documentation into the patient's electronic health record, and Merge Cardio, Merge's web-enabled enterprise-level image and information system that provides a single point of entry to the patient's complete cardio record spanning all cardiac modalities.
Procurement of a cardiac catheter measuring station (DFG funding).
While working in the hospital's cardiac catheter labs, Karen Ainsworth developed special handles for dementia patients to hold as a comfort for them during pacemaker procedures.
It also operates an endoscopy unit, a cardiac catheter department, a cardiac investigation center, a physiotherapy department, a laboratory and an imaging center.
The medical complex will include four cardiac catheter theatres, two theatres for major heart surgeries and one common theatre for cardiac catheterisation and other operations.
But this week, in a letter that can only be described as callous, the Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford has informed Stephen he's no longer eligible for a cardiac catheter ablation because "there is not a never-ending pot of money".
The Oxford Radcliffe Trust have wiped dozens of people off the waiting list for cardiac catheter ablation, restricting it to just afew high priority cases.
Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust has wiped dozens of people from waiting lists for cardiac catheter ablation, the operation which cured Tony Blair of an irregular heartbeat.