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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
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, cannulization
n. canulación, acto de introducir una cánula a través de un vaso o conducto;
aortic ______ aórtica.
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Papillary cannulation and sphincterotomy techniques at ERCP: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Clinical Guideline.
Twenty-one-year-old female patient (weight: 38 kg, hight: 148 cm, BMI: 17.34) without any neurological and vascular disease who developed severe pain and peripheral edema in the right lower extremity on the first postoperative day following the femoral artery cannulation for venoarterial ECMO performed during the lung transplantation process.
This method is preferred because it provides biventricular support and easy cannulation of the femoral vessels.
Various risk factors have been identified including difficult cannulation, pancreatic duct cannulation, pancreatic duct contrast injection, balloon sphincteroplasty, young age and female gender6.
I set out to understand why there were no guidelines in place within our ED and to work towards best practice in peripheral IV cannulation. A quality initiative project, Practice Responsible Intravenous Cannulation Today (PRICT) was instituted in 2016.
The way needles are inserted (cannulation) into an AVF/AVG plays a role in the longevity of the access (Parisotto et al., 2014).
Cannulation complications may require treatment interventions, thus increasing the burden of illness in patients on hemodialysis (HD) and adding to the cost burden on the healthcare system (Lee, Barker, & Allon, 2006; Marticorena, Dacouris, & Donnelly, 2018).
A large proportion of doctors surveyed either did not know how to manage carotid artery cannulation with a >7 Fr central line (35%) or would 'pull and press' (40%).
Compared to tubal surgery, laparoscopy-assisted hysteroscopic tubal cannulation is an innovative method which is valuable for the management of infertile women with cornual obstruction.
The primary challenge during ERCP is selective cannulation. While various devices and methods for selective cannulations have been developed [1-5], the difficulty of the ERCP procedure is due to more than just the selective cannulation of papilla.
After 3,000 units of intravenous heparin, percutaneous cannulation was performed with a 25-French multistage cannula in the femoral vein and a 17-French arterial cannula in the common femoral artery.
Prior studies have noted that cannulation success is correlated with the provider having a good working knowledge of vascular anatomy and using real-time sonographic guidance [5, 6].