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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.
Pioneering iPad case that protects medical practitioners, patients from HCAI risk may soon be available in Texas

Pioneering iPad case that protects medical practitioners, patients from HCAI risk may soon be available in Texas

Researchers identify sex-based differences in utilization, safety outcomes of CDT for treatment of DVT

Researchers identify sex-based differences in utilization, safety outcomes of CDT for treatment of DVT

Study finds low utilization rates of life-saving medications for high-risk PE patients

Study finds low utilization rates of life-saving medications for high-risk PE patients

Uninterrupted use of new anticoagulant reduces major bleeding events during atrial fibrillation ablation

Uninterrupted use of new anticoagulant reduces major bleeding events during atrial fibrillation ablation

Closing left atrial appendage linked to reduction in stroke risk for AFib patients

Closing left atrial appendage linked to reduction in stroke risk for AFib patients

Study reveals link between endovascular procedures and microbleeding in the brain

Study reveals link between endovascular procedures and microbleeding in the brain

CT scans reveal subclinical leaflet thrombosis in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement

CT scans reveal subclinical leaflet thrombosis in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement

Minimally invasive treatment can safely relieve pain in children with severe migraine

Minimally invasive treatment can safely relieve pain in children with severe migraine

Invasive ‘liberation therapy’ not effective in treating multiple sclerosis, study finds

Invasive ‘liberation therapy’ not effective in treating multiple sclerosis, study finds

New study confirms benefits of Medtronic’s Solitaire stent retriever for stroke patients in real-world setting

New study confirms benefits of Medtronic’s Solitaire stent retriever for stroke patients in real-world setting

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