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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 AI predicts the location of “accessory pathways” in the heart

New AI predicts the location of “accessory pathways” in the heart

Study details COVID-19 risk factors among long-stay nursing home residents in the U.S.

Study details COVID-19 risk factors among long-stay nursing home residents in the U.S.

Researchers study the physical effects of space travel on astronaut's heart

Researchers study the physical effects of space travel on astronaut's heart

Intelligent near-infrared vein scanner may make blood draws much easier

Intelligent near-infrared vein scanner may make blood draws much easier

FDA approves non-surgical heart valve to treat patients with certain types of congenital heart disease

FDA approves non-surgical heart valve to treat patients with certain types of congenital heart disease

Scientists use ultrasound to map arrhythmic sites more accurately

Scientists use ultrasound to map arrhythmic sites more accurately

Immediate angiography for stroke patients linked to improved recovery, less disability

Immediate angiography for stroke patients linked to improved recovery, less disability

New examination method identifies high-risk plaques likely to cause adverse cardiac events

New examination method identifies high-risk plaques likely to cause adverse cardiac events

Ultraviolet light therapy reduces viral load in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Ultraviolet light therapy reduces viral load in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Study: Majority of patients are receptive to interaction with robots for evaluating symptoms

Study: Majority of patients are receptive to interaction with robots for evaluating symptoms

Study finds consistent neuroinflammatory response after intracerebral hemorrhage

Study finds consistent neuroinflammatory response after intracerebral hemorrhage

Henry Ford Hospital re-certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission

Henry Ford Hospital re-certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission

Psychosocial factors may contribute to dropout of patients from peritoneal dialysis

Psychosocial factors may contribute to dropout of patients from peritoneal dialysis

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Cell-selective nanotherapy can help treat atherosclerotic plaques

Cell-selective nanotherapy can help treat atherosclerotic plaques

MIT engineers design origami-inspired medical patch for minimally invasive tissue sealing

MIT engineers design origami-inspired medical patch for minimally invasive tissue sealing

Promising nanobodies against COVID-19 produced by llamas

Promising nanobodies against COVID-19 produced by llamas

Age is a key factor in sex-related outcomes after heart attack, indicates study

Age is a key factor in sex-related outcomes after heart attack, indicates study

Engineered nanodroplets and ultrasound 'drill' can help eliminate tough blood clots

Engineered nanodroplets and ultrasound 'drill' can help eliminate tough blood clots

FDA authorizes first device to treat patients with walled-off pancreatic necrosis

FDA authorizes first device to treat patients with walled-off pancreatic necrosis