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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.
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

Transcatheter cerebral embolic protection effectively captures embolic debris and safe in TAVR patients

Transcatheter cerebral embolic protection effectively captures embolic debris and safe in TAVR patients

Stents can be as effective as surgery for many patients with left main coronary artery disease

Stents can be as effective as surgery for many patients with left main coronary artery disease

Researchers develop new, less invasive method to perform TAVR for treating aortic valve stenosis

Researchers develop new, less invasive method to perform TAVR for treating aortic valve stenosis

Adherence to medical therapy linked to better outcomes for patients who had heart procedures

Adherence to medical therapy linked to better outcomes for patients who had heart procedures

Life-saving wearable technology for cancer patients secures place at Innovate 2016

Life-saving wearable technology for cancer patients secures place at Innovate 2016

Research finds rise in number of Americans who undergo procedures involving anesthesia outside of O.R.

Research finds rise in number of Americans who undergo procedures involving anesthesia outside of O.R.

Boston Scientific launches novel technology to improve hemostatic clipping

Boston Scientific launches novel technology to improve hemostatic clipping

Adapta Medical receives FDA market clearance for touchless urinary catheter

Adapta Medical receives FDA market clearance for touchless urinary catheter

New study questions longstanding belief related to hemodialysis patients treated with catheters

New study questions longstanding belief related to hemodialysis patients treated with catheters

FDA approves automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes

FDA approves automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes

FDA approves Medtronic's ‘artificial pancreas’ for type 1 diabetes patients

FDA approves Medtronic's ‘artificial pancreas’ for type 1 diabetes patients

Early endovascular thrombectomy plus medical therapy linked to less disability after stroke

Early endovascular thrombectomy plus medical therapy linked to less disability after stroke

Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline recommends CGMs for Type 1 diabetes patients

Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline recommends CGMs for Type 1 diabetes patients