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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.
Smoking linked to increased risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatment

Smoking linked to increased risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatment

Research highlights need for expert treatment to manage subarachnoid hemorrhages

Research highlights need for expert treatment to manage subarachnoid hemorrhages

Investigators identify evidence-based recommendations to enhance patient's postoperative recovery

Investigators identify evidence-based recommendations to enhance patient's postoperative recovery

Biological bypass found safe for patients with coronary artery disease

Biological bypass found safe for patients with coronary artery disease

Researchers reveal promising results of new noninvasive method of ICP monitoring

Researchers reveal promising results of new noninvasive method of ICP monitoring

SNMMI recognizes contributions to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2017 annual meeting

SNMMI recognizes contributions to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2017 annual meeting

Study finds no significant benefits of cooling down cardiac arrest patients for 48 hours

Study finds no significant benefits of cooling down cardiac arrest patients for 48 hours

Researchers find uncertainty in accuracy of blood pressure measurements

Researchers find uncertainty in accuracy of blood pressure measurements

MIT engineers design new gel coatings that may lead to better medical devices

MIT engineers design new gel coatings that may lead to better medical devices

Cerus Endovascular’s Contour Neurovascular System receives CE Mark approval for aneurysm treatment

Cerus Endovascular’s Contour Neurovascular System receives CE Mark approval for aneurysm treatment

Catheter use during hemodialysis linked to increased rates of bloodstream infections

Catheter use during hemodialysis linked to increased rates of bloodstream infections

Disability-free life after major stroke could be increased by 270%, say experts

Disability-free life after major stroke could be increased by 270%, say experts

Study shows benefit of thrombectomy in clot removal beyond six-hour time window for stroke

Study shows benefit of thrombectomy in clot removal beyond six-hour time window for stroke

Rush offers new, implantable cardiac device to reduce risk of stroke in AFib patients

Rush offers new, implantable cardiac device to reduce risk of stroke in AFib patients

Cardiologists advocate for atrial fibrillation procedure that limits radiation exposure

Cardiologists advocate for atrial fibrillation procedure that limits radiation exposure

Stem cell therapy using Helix transendocardial delivery system provides better results, study shows

Stem cell therapy using Helix transendocardial delivery system provides better results, study shows

New study offers insight into how to improve chemotherapy strategies for ovarian cancer

New study offers insight into how to improve chemotherapy strategies for ovarian cancer

New study shows way to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections

New study shows way to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections

EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017 to showcase holographic cardiac imaging and other innovations

EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017 to showcase holographic cardiac imaging and other innovations

Study highlights need to monitor transplant donor and recipient for identifying M. hominis infection

Study highlights need to monitor transplant donor and recipient for identifying M. hominis infection