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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Patients were counselled to avoid rubbing the eyes in order to prevent extrusion of the angiocatheter tube.
Monocanalicular repair using angiocatheter tube as a stent in a young patient in a rural setup.
As previously described, (11) an 18-guage angiocatheter was introduced via cystotomy and advanced into the urethra for calibration.
A constriction of the aortic arch was made between the carotid arteries using an 18-gauge angiocatheter. Sham operated rats (n = 20) underwent a similar surgical procedure without constriction of the aorta.
Prophylactic TTJV was initiated with a 16-gauge angiocatheter (13/4 inch Angiocath [R], Deseret Medical Inc., Park Davis and Company, Sandy, UT, U.S.A.) inserted into the trachea after skin infiltration with local anaesthetic (Figure 1).
A 16-gauge angiocatheter tube was then connected to a gel-filled syringe, and the thawed gel was placed into the posterior vaginal fornix.
For open cases, a 12-gauge angiocatheter was used to facilitate placement of the EUP stent through the skin and the renal pelvis (Fig.
Isoflurane was used for anesthesia, and an 18-gauge angiocatheter was introduced into the bladder dome, and advanced into the urethra to serve as a stent for calibration.
During the pyeloplasty, a stent was inserted in the traditional laparoscopic manner using an angiocatheter. For the varicocelectomy, the peritoneum was incised to isolate the spermatic veins and en-bloc clipping was performed.