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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Risk of symptomatic DVT associated with peripherally inserted central catheters.
Placement of peripherally inserted central catheters without fluoroscopy in children: initial catheter tip position.
Steve discussed his experience to date in placing Chest Inserted Central Catheters (CICC).
FDG avidity at the tip of a central catheter has classically been reported as bland.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global peripherally inserted central catheter market for the period 2015-2019.
Peripherally inserted central catheter placement in patients with unsuspected central venous obstruction.
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) were first introduced in the mid 1970's and their use has steadily increased since.
The first group was programmed for the central catheter to be changed on the eighth day after insertion.
The technologist injecting into a central catheter should observe the insertion site each time the CVC is used.
A peripherally inserted central catheter was placed on day 3 of hospitalization to provide long-term outpatient intravenous antibiotic delivery.
A peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) is a type of central venous catheter inserted into a peripheral vein, with the tip threaded into the superior vena cava or inferior vena cava.

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