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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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Those stones are treated by hydropulsion through a urethral catheter to push the stone back into the bladder.
is due for a discharge in the next two weeks after the removal of the urethral catheter, which was placed in the urethra to facilitate the passage of urine as he recovers," the surgeon said.KNH acting chief executive Thomas Mutie said the operation marked a milestone for surgical medicine in the region.
In all except two cases, supra pubic catheter was removed at 2nd weeks and per urethral catheter by 4 to 5 weeks following which patients were assessed for TWOC without pericatheter urethrogram.
Voiding films with a urethral catheter in situ may limit filling of the dilated posterior urethra with contrast, thus obscuring the presence of PUV.
Urethrocutaneous fistula (UCF) after hypospadias repair is a common complication.1,2 Iatrogenic urethrocutaneous fistula may occur after circumcision and urethral surgery.3 Post-circumcision urethrocutaneous fistula is seen almost exclusively after circumcision performed by untrained staff or non-medical personnel.4,5 Few cases are reported in literature, in which longstanding indwelling urethral catheter lead to a urethrocutaneous fistula.6 UCF can also result from a direct impact on the urethra, blunt or penetrating penile or perineal injuries.7,8 Rarely stone disease can cause such complications.9 Overall, traumatic injuries of the distal penile urethra are not very common.
The urethral catheter balloon was actually lying free in the pelvis outside of the bladder.
A urethral catheter (18 Fr) was placed to decompress the bladder and to look for hematuria in the postoperative period.
She was discharged with per urethral catheter on 2nd post-operative day (POD) which was removed on 5th POD.
Then, we closed the bladder, posterior urethra and muscle fibers anteriorly, leaving a space for a 12 F urethral catheter. Fourthly, we stripped the bifid labia medially.
Urethral catheter and skin sutures were removed on seventh and twelfth postoperative days, respectively.