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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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18 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), raises the specter of an outright ban on the right-heart catheter, a move that would face heavy opposition from critical-care specialists.
The Spiroflex catheter allows physicians to quickly and effectively remove coronary thrombus.
They gain access to the catheter by migration externally from the skin along the exterior catheter surface or internally from the catheter hub or port (8).
The new robotic catheter system has the potential to fundamentally change the way electrophysiology procedures are performed worldwide and make it possible for a broader group of physicians to perform complex cardiac procedures such as cardiac arrhythmia mapping," said Wyn Davies, M.
While migration to antimicrobial devices continues at a steady pace, escalating patient costs arising from catheter-related infections and the emergence of refined second-generation devices will ensure that nearly all long-term use catheters will have some sort of coating material.
In fact, average catheter survival at 12 months has been reported at only between 30% and 65%, with the average time period to first intervention only about 73-84 days.
The Cook Airway Exchange Catheter with Soft Tip offers an extra firm catheter which facilitates the exchange of double lumen tubes.
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES BCC Research's goal in conducting this study was to determine the present status of the worldwide catheter market and to evaluate its potential over the five-year period from 2014 to 2019.
T Funnel Catheter for Proximal Occlusion Embolic Protection on Tuesday morning, October 24, and during the Innovative New Technologies session, Thursday, October 26, 2006.