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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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In the experimental group, the researcher provided a cold application for 20 minutes by placing an ice bag to the site of the femoral catheter. Immediately after its removal, the responsible nurse removed the catheter.
Inclusion criteria were consecutive patients 18 years of age or older who had at least one femoral catheter and met criteria for a PT intervention.
The second femoral catheter was removed for an MRI study 26 days later and was replaced the following day.
The rate of thrombosis related to femoral catheter is reported to be higher compared to the rate of thrombosis related to internal jugular catheterization (13,30).
To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first prospective randomised trial comparing ultrasound and neurostimulation endpoints for femoral catheter placement.
As administration of local anaesthetic via the femoral catheter was considered as a possible mechanism, the infusion was stopped and the catheter was removed.
Patient satisfaction scores in the two groups receiving continuous peripheral nerve blocks via a 3-in1 femoral catheter reported more favourably (Figure 3) although the pain scores were not statistically different.
Central pediatric femoral catheter dihydrofolic polyurethane two lumen 5f
Contract notice: Radial artery catheters, femoral catheter and seldinger type expte, 45/2016.
Prior Information Notice: "catheters for radial artery, femoral catheter and seldinger type ~destined to general hospital universitario gregorio maranon.
1) clip-on single needle connectors for dialysis; 2) citric acid liquid in 50% solution; 3) 5 liters concentrated solutions for citrate dialysis; 4) set of temporary buccal / carpal / femoral catheters for silicone dialysis without cuff 20cm; 5) set of temporary buccal / carpal / femoral catheters for silicone dialysis without cuff 24cm; 6) kidney biopsy needles, automatic, e.G.
[11],[12],[13] In addition, femoral catheters tend to lose patency earlier due to the proximity to the hip joint.