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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.
ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

Nursing homes bleed staff as amazon lures low-wage workers with prime packages

Nursing homes bleed staff as amazon lures low-wage workers with prime packages

Newly discovered species of Enterococcus bacteria named after the John Innes Centre

Newly discovered species of Enterococcus bacteria named after the John Innes Centre

Drug-coated balloon catheters help battle myocardial infarction

Drug-coated balloon catheters help battle myocardial infarction

Raising awareness of stroke and how to prevent it

Raising awareness of stroke and how to prevent it

Enhanced recovery programs improve oncologic surgical care

Enhanced recovery programs improve oncologic surgical care

Simple risk score can help predict contrast-associated kidney injury after PCI

Simple risk score can help predict contrast-associated kidney injury after PCI

Stem cell treatment reduced deaths related to cardiovascular issues, not hospitalization

Stem cell treatment reduced deaths related to cardiovascular issues, not hospitalization

Therapeutic heparin for preventing COVID-19 deaths is four times higher than the prophylactic dose

Therapeutic heparin for preventing COVID-19 deaths is four times higher than the prophylactic dose

New data reveals safety, efficacy of nusinersen drug delivery method for SMA patients with advanced disease

New data reveals safety, efficacy of nusinersen drug delivery method for SMA patients with advanced disease

Nanoparticle-mediated, slow-release delivery of TT-10 enhances heart attack recovery in mouse model

Nanoparticle-mediated, slow-release delivery of TT-10 enhances heart attack recovery in mouse model

Functionality testing in the pharmaceutical and medical sectors

Functionality testing in the pharmaceutical and medical sectors

Radiation therapy for ventricular tachycardia may revert heart muscle cells to a younger state

Radiation therapy for ventricular tachycardia may revert heart muscle cells to a younger state

May-Thurner anatomy common in patients with CTEPH, new study shows

May-Thurner anatomy common in patients with CTEPH, new study shows

Catheter-based aortic valve replacement can help a broad range of heart patients, study shows

Catheter-based aortic valve replacement can help a broad range of heart patients, study shows

CDC to invest $2.1 billion to improve safety and quality of healthcare in the U.S.

CDC to invest $2.1 billion to improve safety and quality of healthcare in the U.S.

Implantable cardiac monitors effectively detect serious arrhythmias in selected post-infarction patients

Implantable cardiac monitors effectively detect serious arrhythmias in selected post-infarction patients

Virtual reality can reduce pain and anxiety in children undergoing IV catheter placement

Virtual reality can reduce pain and anxiety in children undergoing IV catheter placement

Intrahospital transport of emergency care patients prone to high mishap rate, study finds

Intrahospital transport of emergency care patients prone to high mishap rate, study finds

Scientists develop nature-inspired steerable catheter for brain surgery

Scientists develop nature-inspired steerable catheter for brain surgery