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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.
Critical access hospitals face problems in infection prevention and control practices, shows research

Critical access hospitals face problems in infection prevention and control practices, shows research

PENTAX Medical launches new C2 CryoBalloon Ablation System for treatment of Barretts esophagus

PENTAX Medical launches new C2 CryoBalloon Ablation System for treatment of Barretts esophagus

Experimental drug shows potential to improve bladder function after spinal cord injury

Experimental drug shows potential to improve bladder function after spinal cord injury

Genomic medicine may redefine cardiovascular care in future, shows study

Genomic medicine may redefine cardiovascular care in future, shows study

Snail's eye inspires new type of RIOCATH urinary catheter

Snail's eye inspires new type of RIOCATH urinary catheter

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

PCI along with prescribed drugs better than medication alone for treating for people with heart disease

PCI along with prescribed drugs better than medication alone for treating for people with heart disease

Drug-resistant staph infections found to be deadly, but less costly

Drug-resistant staph infections found to be deadly, but less costly

Biosense Webster enrolls and treats first patient in QDOT AF study

Biosense Webster enrolls and treats first patient in QDOT AF study

Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance Through Industry

Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance Through Industry

CMS approves national reimbursement coverage for CardiAMP Chronic Myocardial Ischemia Trial

CMS approves national reimbursement coverage for CardiAMP Chronic Myocardial Ischemia Trial

International research collaboration aims to prevent heart arrhythmias with gene therapy

International research collaboration aims to prevent heart arrhythmias with gene therapy

Imricor to present results from MRI-guided cardiac ablation study at Heart Rhythm Society conference in Boston

Imricor to present results from MRI-guided cardiac ablation study at Heart Rhythm Society conference in Boston

Flushing the bladder with common chemotherapy drug after surgery can reduce bladder cancer recurrence

Flushing the bladder with common chemotherapy drug after surgery can reduce bladder cancer recurrence

COstatus monitors could offer way to directly measure cardiac output among neonates

COstatus monitors could offer way to directly measure cardiac output among neonates

BTG presents OPTALYSE PE results at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

BTG presents OPTALYSE PE results at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

New implantable device furnishes islet cells with their own supply of oxygen

New implantable device furnishes islet cells with their own supply of oxygen

Students develop one-size-fits-all, inexpensive embolization tool

Students develop one-size-fits-all, inexpensive embolization tool

Research reveals why people with tetraplegia more likely to suffer from sleep apnea

Research reveals why people with tetraplegia more likely to suffer from sleep apnea

Medical device coated with new bacteria resistant materials approved for use by hospitals

Medical device coated with new bacteria resistant materials approved for use by hospitals