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also can·u·late (kăn′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. can·nu·lat·ed, can·nu·lat·ing, can·nu·lates or can·u·lat·ed or can·u·lat·ing or can·u·lates
To insert a cannula into (a bodily cavity, duct, or vessel), as for the drainage of fluid or the administration of medication.
Tubular; hollow.

can′nu·la′tion n.
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Noun1.cannulation - the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
intromission, insertion, introduction - the act of putting one thing into another


, cannulization
n. canulación, acto de introducir una cánula a través de un vaso o conducto;
aortic ______ aórtica.
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National contract notice: Ultrasound device for cannulation and anesthesia at the rush of the raasepor hospital
After the selection of the cases, patients were evaluated for the presence or absence of contributing factors like age, gender, cannulation attempts, cannulation time, percutaneous papillotomy, pancreatic duct contrast injection and previous history of post ERCP pancreatitis.
The success of any access depends not only on surgical expertise, but also on the ability of dialysis professionals to initiate dialysis via the access (either by cannulation for hemodialysis or connection for peritoneal dialysis), assess, and provide the routine surveillance to ascertain if the access requires intervention.
Unlike the Langendorff perfusion, 4-Flow cannulation enabled the researchers to preserve the circulation within the entire heart to maintain the normal flow and in addition to stimulate the mechanical expansion heart chambers.
Very few immediate complications are reported with intraosseous cannulation, which mainly includes: extravasation, fracture of cannulated bone, compartment syndrome and fat emboli with most of the trials reporting none of these complications.
Percutaneous cervical central venous cannulation is now common during perioperative care in major surgical procedures, critically ill patients in intensive care units for long term hyperalimentation and for rapid restoration of blood volume in cases of acute blood loss.
There was significant difference in systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and mean arterial pressures between the radial artery and femoral artery cannulation.
Case Report: We describe a pediatric case of accidental cannulation of aberrant arterial vessel during venous insertion and our brachial plexus block treatment to obtain continuous vasodilatation to prevent ischemic effects.
There is a lack of consensus on what outcomes constitute cannulation success of the arteriovenous fistula (AVF).
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of ultrasound (US) guided radial artery cannulation as compared to the blind insertion of arterial line in intensive care unit of a tertiary care center.
The essence of this book is to raise awareness of the advantages of using buttonhole cannulation and how to manage the challenges in implementing this technique.