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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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EntreVu EX is the only cannula in the world featuring Cannuflow Extravastat[R] technology, according to Cannuflow.
Cannulas are inserted into the vein to allow intravenous medicines and fluids to be given.
The results, although supported in other studies on classical buttonhole technique, include the use of sharp cannulas.
We hope that by introducing the IV safety cannula device will provide greater reassurance to clinical staff when treating patients.
The Softech Plus line of adult, pediatric, infant and neonatal oxygen cannulas feature a soft material in both the cannula and the lariat tubing, which runs from the nasal prongs up to, over and around the ear.
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of Georgia, USA, introduces Speak-EZ Cannula, a tracheal cannula with a self-contained, ultra-low-resistance, one-way valve, This device, used to maintain the potency of a tracheostomy, allows a patient to speak without physically occluding the stoma.
TDCA BioMed primarily markets and sells one-time use, packaged, sealed and sterilized disposable cannulas used in liposuction, fat transfer, and orthopedic procedures.
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1,000 Lives Plus is now working with health boards and NHS trusts across Wales to improve the use and maintenance of these devices and reduce the number of cannulas which are actually inserted.
We took a stainless steel 17 gauge Touhy epidural needle and two 16 gauge intravenous cannulas and cut the cannulas off at their hub.