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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.
Prolonged breath-holding could have potential as part of new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias

Prolonged breath-holding could have potential as part of new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias

MGH laboratory develops new technology to reduce fat

MGH laboratory develops new technology to reduce fat

Minimally invasive technique to directly measure cardiac output in newborns

Minimally invasive technique to directly measure cardiac output in newborns

Children with peripherally inserted central catheters are more likely to develop blood clots, study shows

Children with peripherally inserted central catheters are more likely to develop blood clots, study shows

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

First reported occurrence and treatment of venous thrombosis during spaceflight

First reported occurrence and treatment of venous thrombosis during spaceflight

Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar

Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar

Pilot study shows strong results for genicular artery embolization to treat OA-related knee pain

Pilot study shows strong results for genicular artery embolization to treat OA-related knee pain

Analysis shows link between high psychological safety and adoption of infection prevention practices

Analysis shows link between high psychological safety and adoption of infection prevention practices

Promising greater safety, a tiny widget creates chaos for tube feeders

Promising greater safety, a tiny widget creates chaos for tube feeders

Molecular drills target and destroy deadly superbugs

Molecular drills target and destroy deadly superbugs

'Fuzzy logic' alarm system may help nurses in NICU predict impending catheter infusion failure

'Fuzzy logic' alarm system may help nurses in NICU predict impending catheter infusion failure

Researchers show why corrective surgery is not always beneficial for irregular heartbeat

Researchers show why corrective surgery is not always beneficial for irregular heartbeat

Imaging technique and machine learning may provide accurate diagnosis of colorectal cancer

Imaging technique and machine learning may provide accurate diagnosis of colorectal cancer

New dialysis approach provides high levels of satisfaction for kidney patients

New dialysis approach provides high levels of satisfaction for kidney patients

Novel approach to reach the most difficult-to-access physiological locations

Novel approach to reach the most difficult-to-access physiological locations

New treatment could make passing kidney stones faster and less painful

New treatment could make passing kidney stones faster and less painful

Study reveals exposure of new-born babies in NICU environment to harmful chemicals

Study reveals exposure of new-born babies in NICU environment to harmful chemicals

Nothing to sneeze at: The $2,659 bill to pluck doll’s shoe from child’s nostril

Nothing to sneeze at: The $2,659 bill to pluck doll’s shoe from child’s nostril

'Fuzzy logic' alarm system may help NICU nurses predict catheter infusion failure

'Fuzzy logic' alarm system may help NICU nurses predict catheter infusion failure