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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.
Radiation therapy reduces episodes of deadly rapid heart rhythm

Radiation therapy reduces episodes of deadly rapid heart rhythm

New imaging technology can fix aneurysms previously deemed inoperable

New imaging technology can fix aneurysms previously deemed inoperable

A young woman, a wheelchair and the fight to take her place at Stanford

A young woman, a wheelchair and the fight to take her place at Stanford

New guidelines for management of a fast heartbeat released

New guidelines for management of a fast heartbeat released

New ESC guidelines for diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism published

New ESC guidelines for diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism published

Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment less likely to receive proven treatment

Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment less likely to receive proven treatment

Swallowable balloon device for early detection of Barrett's esophagus receives FDA 510K clearance

Swallowable balloon device for early detection of Barrett's esophagus receives FDA 510K clearance

Computer simulations may guide precise treatment of patients with persistent atrial fibrillation

Computer simulations may guide precise treatment of patients with persistent atrial fibrillation

Nanotube fibers used to rewire damaged hearts

Nanotube fibers used to rewire damaged hearts

Simple, minimally-invasive tool to study  nasal airways of cystic fibrosis patients

Simple, minimally-invasive tool to study nasal airways of cystic fibrosis patients

Small biodegradable implant for releasing local anesthetic inside the body

Small biodegradable implant for releasing local anesthetic inside the body

Study: Patients transported by mobile stroke units instead of standard ambulance get faster treatment

Study: Patients transported by mobile stroke units instead of standard ambulance get faster treatment

Clinical trial assesses efficacy and safety of thrombectomy in patients with larger strokes

Clinical trial assesses efficacy and safety of thrombectomy in patients with larger strokes

Research shows all independent predictors of first pass effect in neurothrombectomy

Research shows all independent predictors of first pass effect in neurothrombectomy

Half Marathon runner makes remarkable recovery after cardiac arrest

Half Marathon runner makes remarkable recovery after cardiac arrest

Heart-related space research helps better understand the problem of low blood pressure

Heart-related space research helps better understand the problem of low blood pressure

Empa researchers aim to fight unwanted biofilms

Empa researchers aim to fight unwanted biofilms

Rush University Medical Center offers new FDA-approved treatment for brain aneurysms

Rush University Medical Center offers new FDA-approved treatment for brain aneurysms

New blood flow monitor has potential to save lives

New blood flow monitor has potential to save lives

New system for precise navigation through the vascular system

New system for precise navigation through the vascular system