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Noun1.catheterisation - the operation of introducing a catheter into the body
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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In terms of infection risk, the EUA also cautions that indwelling transurethral catheterisation and suprapubic cystostomy are to be avoided because they are risk factors for UTI and have significant long-term complications.
Summary: RAS AL KHAIMAH - Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Hospital, a multi-specialty healthcare facility, successfully carried out the catheterisation procedure on a 38-year-old Bangladeshi national admitted to the hospital in a critical situation while suffering from a cardiac disease (heart attack).
Urinary catheterisation is often necessary during operations in which a full bladder might obstruct the surgeon's view - it's routine really.