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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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Despite attempts to stabilize the patient, he expired two hours after insertion of the pleural pigtail catheter.
If there is suspicion of infection or a significant mass effect, collections can be aspirated or a percutaneous pigtail catheter can be inserted.
Under CT guidance, I he liver abscesses were punctured and drained percutaneously by using pigtail catheters.
In this case, the balloon was removed to allow introduction of the pigtail catheter into the infrarenal IVC.
A 6 French pigtail catheter was advanced over the wire across the stenosis and the guide wire removed.
44] The pigtail catheter often is used in femoral-approach ventriculography.
018x145cm, NIH Catheter 4F, Multipurpose Catheter 4F, Pigtail Catheter 4F, Pigtail Marker Catheter 4F, Cournad Catheter (End hole only) 4F, Swan- Ganz catheter 4F, Bermans angiographic catheter 4F, Multi track angiographic catheter 4F, IMA Catheter 4F, Cobra Catheter 4F, End hole catheter MPA- 1 4F EMD value : INR 50000 Document Purchase Start date : 20 Nov 2017 Document Purchase End date : 20 Dec 2017 Opening date : 20 Dec 2017
We simultaneously inserted a Loach guidewire and a pigtail catheter into the right subclavian artery and aorta arch, which helped better delineate the abnormality and confirmed the diagnosis [Figure 1].
After crossing the PDA from pulmonary artery side; pigtail catheter was placed in aorta to delineate the location, size and type of PDA.