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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.
Novel 3D printing workflow helps predict leaky heart valves

Novel 3D printing workflow helps predict leaky heart valves

Researchers aim to demystify bladder immunity

Researchers aim to demystify bladder immunity

Biosense Webster treats first patient in U.S. IDE study of HELIOSTAR RF Balloon Ablation Catheter

Biosense Webster treats first patient in U.S. IDE study of HELIOSTAR RF Balloon Ablation Catheter

Ground-breaking computer models could boost treatment of common cardiac condition

Ground-breaking computer models could boost treatment of common cardiac condition

Using Webinars to Tell Science Stories – PART I

Using Webinars to Tell Science Stories – PART I

New solution to stop spread of brain cancer

New solution to stop spread of brain cancer

Study reveals impact of residual inflammatory risk on clinical outcomes after PCI

Study reveals impact of residual inflammatory risk on clinical outcomes after PCI

Non-surgical fistula creation system Ellipsys becomes key focus of attention at CiDA

Non-surgical fistula creation system Ellipsys becomes key focus of attention at CiDA

FDA warns against use of unapproved pain medications with implanted pumps

FDA warns against use of unapproved pain medications with implanted pumps

IDSA guidelines: Review by ID physician improves outcomes for outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy

IDSA guidelines: Review by ID physician improves outcomes for outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy

Loyola tests new catheter ablation system that can reach deeper into heart muscle

Loyola tests new catheter ablation system that can reach deeper into heart muscle

Targeted radiation provides treatment option for children with hard-to-treat liver cancer

Targeted radiation provides treatment option for children with hard-to-treat liver cancer

Teleflex wins 2018 Medical Design Excellence Award for Arrow AC3 Optimus Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

Teleflex wins 2018 Medical Design Excellence Award for Arrow AC3 Optimus Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

Advanced porous plastic materials for medical and life science markets

Advanced porous plastic materials for medical and life science markets

As billions in tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans, Who’s minding the store?

As billions in tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans, Who’s minding the store?

For-profit nursing home residents more likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care

For-profit nursing home residents more likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care

Simple procedure could be efficacious intervention for failed back surgery

Simple procedure could be efficacious intervention for failed back surgery

ASPEN, Baxter launch educational video series on appropriate use of parenteral nutrition

ASPEN, Baxter launch educational video series on appropriate use of parenteral nutrition

New high-definition, miniature camera allows digital view inside veins and arteries

New high-definition, miniature camera allows digital view inside veins and arteries

Intact Vascular to present TOBA II pivotal clinical trial data at VIVA Conference

Intact Vascular to present TOBA II pivotal clinical trial data at VIVA Conference