catheter

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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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Technologists injecting contrast by hand (syringe and butterfly needle or angiocath) can easily recognize early signs of extravasation.
He easily identified the needle that injured him as an Angiocath IV catheter manufactured by Becton-Dickinson Vascular Access, Inc.
Briefly, the needle from an intravenous catheter unit, 24 gauge and 25 mm long (Angiocath; Becton Dickinson), was roughened along the shaft and then truncated and polished flat, so that it was 3 mm shorter than its 24-gauge, protective catheter.
The Angiocath-N Autoguard and the 22- and 24-gauge Angiocath Autoguard shielded IV catheters utilize a notched needle technology that allows rapid visualization of blood return and immediate confirmation of placement in the vein.
On the day of the test, each dog was aseptically catheterized using a peripheral intravenous catheter inserted into the cephalic vein (Angiocath 20GA x 1.16in., Becton Dickinson, USA).
An 18 G angiocath was placed at the vein for propofol infusion, and a 20 G angiocath was placed in the contralateral radial artery for frequent sampling.
In all patients intravenous line was established with 20 G angiocath on dorsum of hand with adequate size of vein.
A bolus of gadoteric acid (Dotarem, Guerbet, Aulnay, France) at a concentration of 0.15 mmol per kilogram body weight was injected via a power injector (Spectris; Medrad, Indianola, PA, USA) at a rate of 2.5 mL/s through a 20-gauge antecubital vein intravenous catheter (Angiocath; Infusion Therapy Systems, Sandy, UT, USA).