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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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Inclusion criteria were consecutive patients 18 years of age or older who had at least one femoral catheter and met criteria for a PT intervention.
The femoral catheter insertion methodology was consistent and standardized among physicians via the Modified Seldinger approach.
The second femoral catheter was removed for an MRI study 26 days later and was replaced the following day.
Comparison of subclavian catheter and femoral catheter groups Subclavian Femoral p catheter n = 37 catheter n = 88 Chronic disease (%) 16 (43.
All subclavian and jugular catheters and in cases where the intervention is considered to be risky femoral catheters were inserted by the responsible specialist of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and other femoral catheters were inserted by a senior pediatrics research fellow educated in the Intensive Care Unit under guidance of a specialist using Seldinger technique.
To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first prospective randomised trial comparing ultrasound and neurostimulation endpoints for femoral catheter placement.
Oblique" needle-probe alignment to facilitate ultrasound-guided femoral catheter placement.
As administration of local anaesthetic via the femoral catheter was considered as a possible mechanism, the infusion was stopped and the catheter was removed.
This was related to the fact that femoral catheter was advanced too far and resulted in central spread of local anaesthetic agent from the lumbar plexus.
2%), we found no appreciable difference in motor (chi-square test for trend) or sensory (Fisher's exact test) block at all the time points postoperatively with the 3-in-1 continuous femoral catheter.
Two attempts to fashion an AV fistula were unsuccessful, and she was haemodialysed via subclavian and femoral catheters respectively.
1 tender part: Diagnostic Catheters - femoral catheters 2450 units / year,