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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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Commenting on this regulatory approval, Reverse Medical's President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Valko said, "The timing for the RePort[TM] Guide Catheter System regulatory approval is perfect as access to the deep neurovascular anatomy is a current focus of neuro interventionalists' interest.
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).
The Neuropath guide catheter line is designed with a highly flexible and visible tip that allows for ready vascular access, while maintaining good stability.
PTCA Guide Catheter - Judkins - Left assorted sizes (Terumo, Abbott,
Based on the proprietary "full-wall variable braiding technology" found in the Medtronic Launcher(R) and Sherpa NX guide catheters, the Export XT aspiration catheter promotes optimal performance during cardiovascular interventions.
The CPS Direct(TM) SL braided outer guide catheter with SiteMark(TM) three-dimensional markers.
Pre-clinical studies for the Hansen CCS were conducted to evaluate the ability of the guide sheath and steerable guide catheter to remotely navigate an ablation catheter to a series of anatomical targets in the right and left atria.
Country: USA, Sector: HealthcareTarget: Reverse Medical's neurovascular guide catheters businessBuyer: Covidien Plc Vendor: Reverse Medical CorporationType: DivestmentStatus: Closed
In the past, operators have had to rely solely on x-ray as well as touch and/or feel to guide catheters through complicated blockages.
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.
Micrus also sells stents, balloon catheters, access devices such as guide catheters, microcatheters, guidewires and accessory products used in conjunction with its microcoils.