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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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Medical device company Access Vascular reported on Thursday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its lead peripherally inserted central catheter, HydroPICC, for long-term use in venous access.
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Thrombotic risk factors in patients undergoing chemotherapy via peripherally inserted central catheter.
Market segmentation based on product type includes Peripheral and central Catheter.
Objective: To observe and analyze the application effect of ultrasound-guided modified Seldinger technique (MST) in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) catheterization.
Evaluation of the Sherlock 3CG Tip Confirmation System on peripherally inserted central catheter malposition rates.
In addition she has developed in collaboration with the radiology nurses vascular access team a Central Venous Catheter Insertion Training Manual for Registered Nurses who insert Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC), Tunnelled PICC and Tunnelled Chest Inserted Central Catheters (CICC).
reported a series where 3 out of 4 patients with elevated FDG activity at the distal end of a central catheter were related to bland thrombus and 1 had clinical infection [2].
Peripherally inserted central catheter is a thin, soft, flexible tube used to inject fluids or medications directly into a vein and or to draw blood samples for testing.
The extended dwell catheter enables hospitals to avoid using multiple PIVs to achieve longer dwell times while also avoiding the extra clinical risks and expenses associated with a peripherally inserted central catheter.
The vertebral body provides a useful and radiographically visible landmark for accurate central catheter tip placement.
A peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line was placed for administration of antibiotics to treat the ongoing infection.

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