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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.
Study shows benefit of thrombectomy in clot removal beyond six-hour time window for stroke

Study shows benefit of thrombectomy in clot removal beyond six-hour time window for stroke

Rush offers new, implantable cardiac device to reduce risk of stroke in AFib patients

Rush offers new, implantable cardiac device to reduce risk of stroke in AFib patients

Cardiologists advocate for atrial fibrillation procedure that limits radiation exposure

Cardiologists advocate for atrial fibrillation procedure that limits radiation exposure

Stem cell therapy using Helix transendocardial delivery system provides better results, study shows

Stem cell therapy using Helix transendocardial delivery system provides better results, study shows

New study offers insight into how to improve chemotherapy strategies for ovarian cancer

New study offers insight into how to improve chemotherapy strategies for ovarian cancer

New study shows way to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections

New study shows way to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections

EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017 to showcase holographic cardiac imaging and other innovations

EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017 to showcase holographic cardiac imaging and other innovations

Study highlights need to monitor transplant donor and recipient for identifying M. hominis infection

Study highlights need to monitor transplant donor and recipient for identifying M. hominis infection

Penn researchers find AF ablation to be safe and effective for CHD patients

Penn researchers find AF ablation to be safe and effective for CHD patients

Long-term aspirin therapy shows no benefit for stroke reduction in low risk AF patients, study finds

Long-term aspirin therapy shows no benefit for stroke reduction in low risk AF patients, study finds

Real-world study of robotic PCI shows high success rates for patients across multiple sites

Real-world study of robotic PCI shows high success rates for patients across multiple sites

FDA approves use of new Flourish device to treat infants born with esophageal atresia

FDA approves use of new Flourish device to treat infants born with esophageal atresia

CRNAs urge new moms to know anesthesia options for labor and delivery

CRNAs urge new moms to know anesthesia options for labor and delivery

New clinical study compares catheter-assisted therapy with surgical treatment for aortic valve stenosis

New clinical study compares catheter-assisted therapy with surgical treatment for aortic valve stenosis

Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries

Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries

‘Helistroke service’ gets critical care to stroke victims faster than transporting patient to hospital

‘Helistroke service’ gets critical care to stroke victims faster than transporting patient to hospital

Pioneering catheter insertion kit unveiled at the American Urology Association (AUA)

Pioneering catheter insertion kit unveiled at the American Urology Association (AUA)

IU researchers discover new therapy with potential to reverse damage from acute kidney injury

IU researchers discover new therapy with potential to reverse damage from acute kidney injury

New study aims to test safety and efficacy of antiplatelet drug in preventing blood clots

New study aims to test safety and efficacy of antiplatelet drug in preventing blood clots

FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease