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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.
Study could help improve care for irregular heartbeats in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Study could help improve care for irregular heartbeats in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Plastic drapes lower the incidence of hypothermia in very low birth-weight neonates

Plastic drapes lower the incidence of hypothermia in very low birth-weight neonates

Study involving virtual patients is as effective as traditional clinical trials

Study involving virtual patients is as effective as traditional clinical trials

FDA approves oral pellets to treat children with venous thromboembolism

FDA approves oral pellets to treat children with venous thromboembolism

Researchers analyze coronary angiography video interpolation methods to reduce X-ray exposure frequency

Researchers analyze coronary angiography video interpolation methods to reduce X-ray exposure frequency

Zeus Industrial Products to integrate catheter-based contract manufacturer CathX Medical

Zeus Industrial Products to integrate catheter-based contract manufacturer CathX Medical

NIH-funded study to explore liquid surface coatings for reducing catheter-associated infections

NIH-funded study to explore liquid surface coatings for reducing catheter-associated infections

Henry Ford Hospital cardiologists are first in the U.S. to implant circulatory support device

Henry Ford Hospital cardiologists are first in the U.S. to implant circulatory support device

Innovative platform enhances surgical team experience during a trauma simulation

Innovative platform enhances surgical team experience during a trauma simulation

Researchers report key study results on duplex ultrasound for diagnosis of ICA stenosis

Researchers report key study results on duplex ultrasound for diagnosis of ICA stenosis

Type of heart failure may influence which approach is optimal for patients with AFib

Type of heart failure may influence which approach is optimal for patients with AFib

STEMI patients with multi-vessel disease have no benefit from FFR-guided PCI

STEMI patients with multi-vessel disease have no benefit from FFR-guided PCI

Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves in renal arteries reduce drug-resistant blood pressure

Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves in renal arteries reduce drug-resistant blood pressure

Study proposes new protocol for treating cardiac arrhythmias with radio frequency energy and catheterization

Study proposes new protocol for treating cardiac arrhythmias with radio frequency energy and catheterization

In Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, millions face long drives to stroke care

In Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, millions face long drives to stroke care

New device offers a quicker, less invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels

New device offers a quicker, less invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels

CGH and SUTD develop lightweight monitoring device to detect real-time bleeding from wounds

CGH and SUTD develop lightweight monitoring device to detect real-time bleeding from wounds

Abbott’s new imaging platform powered by Ultreon 1.0 Software launches in Europe

Abbott’s new imaging platform powered by Ultreon 1.0 Software launches in Europe

Large heart attack study shows increased survival rates in patients with cardiogenic shock

Large heart attack study shows increased survival rates in patients with cardiogenic shock

New device minimizes hemostasis time for patients receiving cardiac catherization

New device minimizes hemostasis time for patients receiving cardiac catherization