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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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AV Medical said that, with its Supervision design, Chameleon is the only angioplasty balloon catheter that allows for simultaneous balloon inflation and injection of fluids in one device.
With the addition of the ChocolatePTA Balloon Catheter, Cordis complements and expands its existing portfolio of high-performance lower extremity products, including the S.
The balloon catheter is then threaded over the guidewire into the frontal sinus and placed in the appropriate position according to the markers on the catheter.
The drug coated balloon catheter was being expanded by the means of expansion device (Merit Medical, Ireland) using sterile water up to 8 atm.
NYSE: TFX) has issued a worldwide recall of Arrow International Intra-Aortic Balloon Catheter Kits and Percutaneous Insertion Kits, the company said.
Interface Catheter Solutions provides balloon catheter development and production solutions for catheter manufacturers worldwide from finished device manufacturers to component device companies.
By collaborating across multiple areas of expertise, Vention Medical is now able to create many types of finished balloon catheters that meet the market needs of our customers.
The Charger PTA Balloon Catheter is designed for post-stent dilatation as well as conventional balloon angioplasty to open blocked peripheral arteries.
Endovascular company AngioScore Inc declared on Friday the receipt of 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its AngioSculpt PTA Scoring Balloon Catheter for dilatation of lesions in renal arteries.
The sinus balloon catheter is then inserted over the sinus guidewire and placed in position visually (figure, E).
Made of a tube of collapsed stainless steel mesh, the Texas stent is delivered to a partially blocked artery on a balloon catheter, which opens up the stent as the balloon expands (the balloon catheter is then removed).

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