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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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14) Although it is sometimes impossible to determine the exact cause of bacteremia, we can speculate that in our patient, placement of hemodialysis catheter was associated with thyroid seeding of MRSA with subsequent abscess formation and spill-over bacteremia as evidenced from cultures of all examined sources.
We are excited to be working with Pelham Plastics to scale-up production of our hemodialysis catheter," said Don Woods, partner Phase One Medical.
This single-use device triggered the creation of a new Product Code by the Food and Drug Administration "for use in hemodialysis catheters to reduce hub infection.
Medical technologies company Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) disclosed on Thursday the receipt of the US FDA's 510(k) clearance to market its ARROW Triple Lumen Pressure Injectable Acute Hemodialysis Catheter.
To our knowledge, this is the first description of an embolic stroke resulting from a hemodialysis catheter migrating across the atrial septum into the left atrium.
The hemodialysis catheter market is estimated to be $95 million.
The Arrow NextStep Antegrade is a chronic hemodialysis catheter that combines a step-tip catheter's ease of insertion with a split-tip catheter's sustained high flow.
One per pack),"Double lumen hemodialysis catheter kit (Pediatric) including (1) Straight two lumen catheter- 8F - 12cm, (2) Dilator, (3) Spring guidewire (4) Introducer needle
There was not a single disinfectant endorsed by all hemodialysis catheter manufacturers.
Teleflex also offers the Arrowg+ard Blue[R] Acute Hemodialysis Catheter in the ErgoPack[TM] System.
Contract awarded for Hemodialysis Catheter And Others July