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A small tube that can be inserted into a body cavity, duct, or vessel.



a hollow tube with a blunt end designed for intro-ducing into the human (or animal) body drugs or X-ray contrastmedia, restoring the patency of the respiratory tract, or with-drawing fluids from the body cavities. It is also used for anatomi-cal, pathologicoanatomic, and laboratory studies. Cannulas aremade of metal, glass, or plastic.

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The Trust apologised to Mrs J and agreed to review its practice and procedures in relation to the application of venflons and to take immediate steps to improve record-keeping.
Inside the operation theater patients were started with 18 gauge venflon in the left radial vein after local infiltration with 0.
A Venflon [R] catheter was placed in a brachial vein, and a microdialysis probe (see below) was inserted into it.
Contract notice: Supply of medical equipment already, equipment urological already, accessories disposable set the type of shaver laryngological, tape for surgical procedures loop suspension of the urethra and systems for the front and rear repair the diaphragm urinary gender, cannulas Venflon and dressings mountings, equipment already for the neonatal unit , surgical suture, operating drapes and tubing, tracheotomy tubes, connectors anesthetic, antibacterial filters, heat exchangers and moisture and reuse of equipment for the Regional Hospital in Lomza.