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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25 January 2012 - US medical device company Reverse Medical Corp said in a press release today it had sold its line of neurovascular guide catheters to Ireland's Covidien plc (NYSE:COV).
PTCA Guide Catheter - Judkins - Left assorted sizes (Terumo, Abbott,
Country: USA, Sector: HealthcareTarget: Reverse Medical's neurovascular guide catheters businessBuyer: Covidien Plc Vendor: Reverse Medical CorporationType: DivestmentStatus: Closed
Firm voluntarily recalls 51 units of its Mach 1 guide catheters due to excess strands of resin near the hub that may detach and cause vascular embolization.