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In medicine, a catheter is a tube that can be inserted into a body cavity, duct, or vessel. Catheters . In most uses, a catheter is a thin, flexible tube ("soft" catheter), though in some uses, it is a larger, solid ("hard") catheter. A catheter left inside the body, either temporarily or permanently, may be referred to as an indwelling catheter. A permanently inserted catheter may be referred to as a permcath.
New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New investigational drug may help combat antibiotic-resistant global health threat

New investigational drug may help combat antibiotic-resistant global health threat

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

Cedars-Sinai researchers move closer to developing biological pacemaker with new $3 million NIH grant

Cedars-Sinai researchers move closer to developing biological pacemaker with new $3 million NIH grant

Endurance and strength training following TAVI improves patients' physical fitness, quality of life

Endurance and strength training following TAVI improves patients' physical fitness, quality of life

UTA researchers use novel technique to provide additional insight into heart failure

UTA researchers use novel technique to provide additional insight into heart failure

Houston Methodist offers world's smallest heart device for patients with bradycardia

Houston Methodist offers world's smallest heart device for patients with bradycardia

Researchers explore feasibility of carbon ions for treating cardiac arrhythmia

Researchers explore feasibility of carbon ions for treating cardiac arrhythmia

Landmark clinical trial testing new ablation procedure to treat life-threatening heart rhythm disorder

Landmark clinical trial testing new ablation procedure to treat life-threatening heart rhythm disorder

More than half of AF patients who undergo catheter ablation become asymptomatic, study reports

More than half of AF patients who undergo catheter ablation become asymptomatic, study reports

New report highlights trends in heart disease care in the U.S.

New report highlights trends in heart disease care in the U.S.

Recognition given to Edwards Lifesciences for hemodynamic monitoring product

Recognition given to Edwards Lifesciences for hemodynamic monitoring product

Experts suggest new five-stage system of classifying patients at risk for heart attack

Experts suggest new five-stage system of classifying patients at risk for heart attack

New research paves way for better strategies to diagnose and manage vascular graft infections

New research paves way for better strategies to diagnose and manage vascular graft infections

Hospitals reduce bloodstream infections and healthcare costs with catheter safeguards, study shows

Hospitals reduce bloodstream infections and healthcare costs with catheter safeguards, study shows

Study suggests using hypertonic saline infusions via peripheral catheter may help avoid complications

Study suggests using hypertonic saline infusions via peripheral catheter may help avoid complications

Scripps physician first to treat heart attack patients with supersaturated oxygen therapy

Scripps physician first to treat heart attack patients with supersaturated oxygen therapy

DaVita releases recap of 2016 accomplishments

DaVita releases recap of 2016 accomplishments

New guidelines highlight safety, efficacy of surgical ablation for treating atrial fibrillation

New guidelines highlight safety, efficacy of surgical ablation for treating atrial fibrillation

Innovation in stroke aftercare across Europe: an interview with Professor Urs Fischer

Innovation in stroke aftercare across Europe: an interview with Professor Urs Fischer