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tr.v. cath·e·ter·ized, cath·e·ter·iz·ing, cath·e·ter·iz·es
To introduce a catheter into.

cath′e·ter·i·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.catheterization - 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"


n. cateterización, inserción de un catéter.


n cateterismo, cateterización f, colocación f de un catéter; (of the bladder) sondaje m, cateterismo, colocación de una sonda or un catéter; cardiac — cateterismo cardíaco
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In general, anatomical variations of the heart are considered relative contraindications for transseptal catheterization, as it is thought to have a higher risk of cardiac perforation.
Transseptal catheterization was performed from the left groin to align the tracking of balloon and septal puncture needle with IVC and common iliac vein and facilitate LV entry.
ICE imaging has been shown to reduce procedure time and X-Ray exposure in procedures such as transseptal catheterization, complex arrhythmia ablation and guidance of septal defect closures.