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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.
FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Clinicians use 3D printing to treat woman with degenerative spinal condition

Clinicians use 3D printing to treat woman with degenerative spinal condition

Study shows how early administration of old drug reduces damage during heart attack

Study shows how early administration of old drug reduces damage during heart attack

Conscious sedation is viable option to general anesthesia for TAVR, UCLA study finds

Conscious sedation is viable option to general anesthesia for TAVR, UCLA study finds

Investigational device aims to minimize risk of cerebral damage during TAVR

Investigational device aims to minimize risk of cerebral damage during TAVR

UTSA students awarded $50,000 grant NSF grant to develop infrared vein-finding camera

UTSA students awarded $50,000 grant NSF grant to develop infrared vein-finding camera

Artificial pancreas appears to be safe, effective for use in children with type 1 diabetes

Artificial pancreas appears to be safe, effective for use in children with type 1 diabetes

Philips and B. Braun announce strategic alliance to enhance regional anesthesia and vascular access

Philips and B. Braun announce strategic alliance to enhance regional anesthesia and vascular access

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