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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.
Despite COVID-19 pressures, hospitals are maintaining emergency cardiac services in majority of cases

Despite COVID-19 pressures, hospitals are maintaining emergency cardiac services in majority of cases

Thinner tissues induce problematic flutter in aortic heart valve replacements

Thinner tissues induce problematic flutter in aortic heart valve replacements

Medieval remedy can help treat modern day infections

Medieval remedy can help treat modern day infections

NAU researcher is studying respiratory mechanics in adult survivors of preterm birth

NAU researcher is studying respiratory mechanics in adult survivors of preterm birth

The American Society of Nephrology and HHS announce winners of kidneyx redesign dialysis competition

The American Society of Nephrology and HHS announce winners of kidneyx redesign dialysis competition

Ellipsys System can help create durable vascular access for end-stage renal disease

Ellipsys System can help create durable vascular access for end-stage renal disease

Study reveals how overactive immune cells aggravate heart valve disease

Study reveals how overactive immune cells aggravate heart valve disease

Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent

Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent

Jugular venous pressure of heart failure patients can be checked remotely via smartphone video app

Jugular venous pressure of heart failure patients can be checked remotely via smartphone video app

New app to check patient's jugular venous pressure

New app to check patient's jugular venous pressure

Less invasive heart treatment now available to all Australians living with aortic stenosis

Less invasive heart treatment now available to all Australians living with aortic stenosis

Glenfield Hospital first in the UK and Ireland to implant world’s smallest, wireless pacemaker

Glenfield Hospital first in the UK and Ireland to implant world’s smallest, wireless pacemaker

Study reveals large gaps between urban and rural areas in quality of stroke care

Study reveals large gaps between urban and rural areas in quality of stroke care

New nonsurgical treatment reduces pain, improves function in patients with "frozen shoulder"

New nonsurgical treatment reduces pain, improves function in patients with "frozen shoulder"

QUT leads study to improve quality of life for children with congenital heart disease

QUT leads study to improve quality of life for children with congenital heart disease

New procedure rewires the heart to treat patient suffering from recurrent fainting spells

New procedure rewires the heart to treat patient suffering from recurrent fainting spells

Researchers recommend TEG test to identify undetected blood clots in COVID-19 ICU patients

Researchers recommend TEG test to identify undetected blood clots in COVID-19 ICU patients

UC physician-researcher explores why TAVR doesn't work well for some patients

UC physician-researcher explores why TAVR doesn't work well for some patients

New mathematical model to study the behavior of the human heart

New mathematical model to study the behavior of the human heart

Study highlights need to focus on medications that address clot formation

Study highlights need to focus on medications that address clot formation