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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Appachi et al., "Transhepatic Broviac catheter placement for long-term central venous access in critically ill children with complex congenital heart disease," Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, vol.
The biggest decrease occurred in the percentage of infected Broviac catheters (60% to 31%).