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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CardioRhythm is introducing its Torqr(TM) series of diagnostic electrode catheters and the Voyagr(TM) series of fully steerable catheters for advanced mapping procedures of the heart's electrical pacing system.
When medicines proved ineffective, Gibson faced either open-heart surgery or radiofrequency catheter ablation (RCA), a minimally invasive procedure that implants electrode catheters in the heart.
Studying the electrical system of the heart typically requires an invasive test in which electrode catheters are placed inside it.
RF ablation electrode catheters 1 and cooling: 1280 pcs