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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.
Terminally ill scientist replumbed as a Cyborg

Terminally ill scientist replumbed as a Cyborg

Bio–nano interactions help kill deadly microbes

Bio–nano interactions help kill deadly microbes

Study pinpoints new weapon to fight against deadly microbes

Study pinpoints new weapon to fight against deadly microbes

A rare diagnosis leads to successful treatment for patient with unusual vascular condition

A rare diagnosis leads to successful treatment for patient with unusual vascular condition

Nurse-led program improves older adult care, analysis finds

Nurse-led program improves older adult care, analysis finds

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care enrolling patients in five pancreatic cancer studies

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care enrolling patients in five pancreatic cancer studies

Rock icon receives replacement heart valve in New York City hospital

Rock icon receives replacement heart valve in New York City hospital

Hospitals take shot at opioid makers over cost of treating uninsured for addiction

Hospitals take shot at opioid makers over cost of treating uninsured for addiction

Innovative robotic training system to reduce catheter procedure complications

Innovative robotic training system to reduce catheter procedure complications

Elkem Silicones will exhibit Silbione range of medical grade silicones at Compamed 2019

Elkem Silicones will exhibit Silbione range of medical grade silicones at Compamed 2019

Haptoglobin binds hemoglobin that causes brain damage after cerebral hemorrhage

Haptoglobin binds hemoglobin that causes brain damage after cerebral hemorrhage

OPAT adherence device took top prize at IDEA Incubator competition

OPAT adherence device took top prize at IDEA Incubator competition

More patients may opt for minimally invasive heart valve procedure

More patients may opt for minimally invasive heart valve procedure

Study aims to help stratify risks associated with new devices for treating pulmonary embolism

Study aims to help stratify risks associated with new devices for treating pulmonary embolism

KIT researchers develop close-to-reality computer models of the heart

KIT researchers develop close-to-reality computer models of the heart

Noninvasive radiation therapy offers new hope for patients with high-risk heart arrhythmias

Noninvasive radiation therapy offers new hope for patients with high-risk heart arrhythmias

Mummies show atherosclerosis was prevalent in ancient times

Mummies show atherosclerosis was prevalent in ancient times

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Algorithm helps physicians to assess whether stroke patients are candidates for clot-removing procedure

Algorithm helps physicians to assess whether stroke patients are candidates for clot-removing procedure

Heart disease was bigger issue for human ancestors than originally thought, study reveals

Heart disease was bigger issue for human ancestors than originally thought, study reveals