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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The mean recirculation rate for the PermCath was 3.
What is the difference in recirculation rates between Quinton dual lumen PermCaths and Vas-Cath Optiflow dual lumen catheters?
The difference was not statistically significant, t-tests were also performed to compare recirculation rates in Group 1 Optiflow catheters at 350 ml/min with Group 2 PermCaths at 300 ml/min (see Table 3).