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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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an innovator of endovascular treatments for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), today introduced the 7 French compatible version of its peripheral atherectomy catheter.
Jetstream G2, initially cleared by the FDA in January 2009, is a peripheral atherectomy catheter designed to remove all kinds of artery-clogging plaque in the lower limbs of patients.
Jetstream[R], cleared by the FDA in September 2008, is a peripheral atherectomy catheter designed to remove all kinds of artery-clogging plaque in the lower limbs of patients.
The company's products include 100%-silicone catheters, through its Cathlab subsidiary; the Evert-O-Cath(TM), a toposcopic catheter for site-specific drug delivery and fluid removal, the OmniCath(R), an atherectomy catheter designed to remove atherosclerotic plaque from obstructed blood vessels throughout the body; and the OmniFilter, which is used to prevent blood clots from reaching various organs of the body.
The company's products include 100 percent-silicone-based catheters, through its Cathlab subsidiary; the Evert-O-Cath(TM), a toposcopic catheter for site-specific drug delivery and fluid removal; the OmniCath, an atherectomy catheter designed to remove athersclerotic plaque from obstructed blood vessels throughout the body; and the OmniFilter, which is used to prevent blood clots from reaching various organs of the body.
The company's products include 100%-silicone-based catheters, through its Cathlab subsidiary; the Evert-O-Cath(TM), a toposcopic catheter for site-specific drug delivery and fluid removal; the OmniCath, an atherectomy catheter designed to remove athersclerotic plaque from obstructed blood vessels throughout the body; and the OmniFilter, which is used to prevent blood clots from reaching various organs of the body.
The company's products include: 100% silicone-based catheters, through its Cathlab subsidiary; the Evert-O-Cath(TM), a toposcopic catheter for site-specific drug delivery and fluid removal; the OmniCath, an atherectomy catheter designed to remove athersclerotic plaque from obstructed blood vessels throughout the body; the OmniStent(TM), which uses stent technology for angioplasty and atherectomy procedures; and the OmniFilter, which is used to prevent blood clots from reaching various organs of the body.
The company's products include: 100% silicone-based catheters, through its Cathlab subsidiary; the Evert-O-CathT, a toposcopic catheter for site-specific drug delivery and fluid removal; the OmniCath, an atherectomy catheter designed to remove athersclerotic plaque from obstructed blood vessels throughout the body; the OmniStentT, which uses stent technology for angioplasty and atherectomy procedures; and the OmniFilter, which is used to prevent blood clots from reaching various organs of the body.