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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.
UW cardiologists employ catheter-delivered device to retrieve a benign tumor from the heart

UW cardiologists employ catheter-delivered device to retrieve a benign tumor from the heart

Epidural lidocaine injections show promise for treating psoriasis

Epidural lidocaine injections show promise for treating psoriasis

Optical coherence tomography combined with machine learning to develop colorectal cancer imaging tool

Optical coherence tomography combined with machine learning to develop colorectal cancer imaging tool

Validating the accuracy of Cloud DX Vitaliti continuous vital signs monitor

Validating the accuracy of Cloud DX Vitaliti continuous vital signs monitor

TMPRSS2 protein, a novel target for SARS-CoV-2 drugs

TMPRSS2 protein, a novel target for SARS-CoV-2 drugs

Younger stroke patients with COVID-19 are often facing worse outcomes, study shows

Younger stroke patients with COVID-19 are often facing worse outcomes, study shows

New robotic technology for neuroendovascular surgery could mean safer and more efficient procedures

New robotic technology for neuroendovascular surgery could mean safer and more efficient procedures

Study opens up new possible treatment methods for patients with urinary tract infections

Study opens up new possible treatment methods for patients with urinary tract infections

Integrating mental health support with routine care is essential for people with congenital heart defects

Integrating mental health support with routine care is essential for people with congenital heart defects

Nuclear stress testing can help shape physicians' decision to refer patients for heart procedures

Nuclear stress testing can help shape physicians' decision to refer patients for heart procedures

Simplicity is key when it comes to ablation, global AFib study finds

Simplicity is key when it comes to ablation, global AFib study finds

AI method automatically detects plaque erosion in the heart's arteries based on OCT images

AI method automatically detects plaque erosion in the heart's arteries based on OCT images

Scientific statement highlights the need for more data on sex differences in stroke treatment

Scientific statement highlights the need for more data on sex differences in stroke treatment

Simple diagnostic procedure and treatment could be life-changing for women struggling with infertility

Simple diagnostic procedure and treatment could be life-changing for women struggling with infertility

Five medical organizations release new guidance for preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia

Five medical organizations release new guidance for preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia

Novel surface treatment could help improve safety of medical devices, prevent hospital infections

Novel surface treatment could help improve safety of medical devices, prevent hospital infections

Study validates long-term safety and efficacy of Harmony transcatheter pulmonary valve implant

Study validates long-term safety and efficacy of Harmony transcatheter pulmonary valve implant

Using AI to predict heart attacks

Using AI to predict heart attacks

New implantable device enables wireless real-time monitoring of hemodynamics

New implantable device enables wireless real-time monitoring of hemodynamics