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cath·e·ter

 (kăth′ĭ-tər)
n.
A hollow flexible tube for insertion into a body cavity, duct, or vessel to allow the passage of fluids or distend a passageway. Its uses include the drainage of urine from the bladder through the urethra or insertion through a blood vessel into the heart for diagnostic purposes.

[Late Latin, from Greek kathetēr, from kathīenai, kathe-, to send down : kat-, kata-, cata- + hīenai, to send; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

catheter

(ˈkæθɪtə)
n
(Medicine) 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
[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek kathetēr, from kathienai to send down, insert]

cath•e•ter

(ˈkæθ ɪ tər)

n.
a thin flexible tube inserted into a bodily passage, vessel, or cavity to allow fluids to pass into or out of it, to distend it, or to convey diagnostic or other instruments through it.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin < Greek kathetḗr something inserted, catheter]

cath·e·ter

(kăth′ĭ-tər)
A thin, flexible tube inserted into a duct of the body to remove a blockage or to drain fluid.

catheter

- A tube inserted for withdrawing bodily fluids, it comes from Greek kathienai, "send or let down."
See also related terms for tube.

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A fine, plastic tube used in diagnostic procedures to examine internal organs and passages or as a drain to empty organs such as the bladder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catheter - a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
endotracheal tube - a catheter that is inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to maintain an open air passage or to deliver oxygen or to permit the suctioning of mucus or to prevent aspiration of the stomach contents
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
Translations
katetri
kateter
cewnikkateter
katéter
kateter
kateter

catheter

[ˈkæθɪtəʳ] Ncatéter m

catheter

[ˈkæθɪr] ncathéter m

catheter

nKatheter m

catheter

[ˈkæθɪtəʳ] n (Med) → catetere m

cath·e·ter

n. catéter, sonda, tubo usado para drenar o introducir líquidos;
___ holderportacatéter.

catheter

n (venous, arterial) catéter m; (urinary) sonda; central venous — catéter venoso central; epidural — catéter epidural; Foley — sonda Foley, sonda vesical; Hickman — catéter Hickman; implantable — catéter implantable; peripherally-inserted central — (PICC) catéter central de inserción periférica; pulmonary artery o Swan-Ganz — catéter de arteria pulmonar, catéter de Swan-Ganz; urinary — sonda or catéter vesical, sonda or catéter en la vejiga
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Radiological imaging has improved diagnostic competence and has altered therapeutic strategy by allowing the possibility of percutaneous approach using needle aspiration or catheter drainage while open surgery should be reserved for management of complicated cases.
She was treated with catheter drainage and referred to a urologist.
Common catheter drainage problems can be related to occlusions (clots or fibrin), kinking, migration or malpositioning, and adhesions around the catheter (Ellsworth, 2016; Saxena, 2014).
Post operatively, the ruptured bladder can be managed safely with simple catheter drainage and leave the catheter in for 7-10 days and then obtain a cystogram (Kotkin and Koch, 1995).
Two widely known corrective procedures are using a pigtail catheter drainage or performing a chest tube thoracostomy.
However, aspiration therapy, such as percutaneous catheter drainage with or without sclerotherapy, should be considered for patients with peritoneal function that is impaired by long-term peritoneal dialysis.
However, there have been no reports of its use in cases of refractory bladder hemorrhage with reflux into the collecting system preventing nephrostomy catheter drainage.
It was designed to identify and quantify physical characteristics of urinary catheter drainage tubing for catheterized hospital patients.
I want thank you for introducing "leg-bag pocket socks" for Mum's catheter drainage bag to us.
She was initially treated with Foley catheter drainage and meropenem.
In cases where there is a single abscess larger than 5 cm, catheter drainage is the preferred approach.