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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 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

Cedars-Sinai receives $7.3 million grant to test safety of novel cell-based therapy in treating PAH

Cedars-Sinai receives $7.3 million grant to test safety of novel cell-based therapy in treating PAH

New Penn research shows optimal available method for inducing labor in pregnant women

New Penn research shows optimal available method for inducing labor in pregnant women

Report reveals hospitalization, mortality rates for kidney disease patients continue to decrease in the U.S.

Report reveals hospitalization, mortality rates for kidney disease patients continue to decrease in the U.S.

Thousands of patients could benefit from highly effective stroke treatment, research shows

Thousands of patients could benefit from highly effective stroke treatment, research shows

Molecular chameleons can help track formation of bacterial biofilms

Molecular chameleons can help track formation of bacterial biofilms

OrbusNeich launches new Dual Therapy Stent for active vessel healing

OrbusNeich launches new Dual Therapy Stent for active vessel healing

Researchers developing biomaterial with potential to treat vascular bleeding

Researchers developing biomaterial with potential to treat vascular bleeding

New hydrogel-based vascular embolization may offer great advantage for treating clotting disorders

New hydrogel-based vascular embolization may offer great advantage for treating clotting disorders

Catheter ablation lowers long-term risk of recurrent stroke in atrial fibrillation patients, research shows

Catheter ablation lowers long-term risk of recurrent stroke in atrial fibrillation patients, research shows

Six pioneering French companies to exhibit in innovation zone at Medica 2016

Six pioneering French companies to exhibit in innovation zone at Medica 2016