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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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The hemodialysis catheter conundrum: hate living with them, but can't live without them.
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.
The Arrow chronic hemodialysis catheter portfolio offers both split-tip and step-tip catheters for both retrograde and antegrade insertion techniques.
Risk factors of nontunneled noncuffed hemodialysis catheters malfunction.
Locking of tunneled hemodialysis catheters with gentamicin and heparin.
Said Don Woods, Partner, Phase One Medical, "having the ability to open and close the distal end of a chronic hemodialysis catheter is significant.
announced today the issuance of the first in a family of patents for closing the distal end of a hemodialysis catheter.
14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase One Medical (POM), a medical device company, today announced it has received a Phase II SBIR grant of approximately $700,00 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to complete the development and commercialization of the company's distally valved hemodialysis catheter to be sold under the trade name Goldilocks(TM).
The deal will focus on popularizing and enhancing the dialysis portfolio of Teleflex and will not only allow hospitals to access the current dialysis portfolio, but will also entitle them to the right to access future dialysis product releases, such as the ARROW-Clark VectorFlow Chronic Hemodialysis Catheter.
2 1 - hemodialysis catheter without side holes with anti-bacterial coating containing bismuth 11.
2 Total Long-Term Hemodialysis Catheter Market 82 5.