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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.
As billions in tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans, Who’s minding the store?

As billions in tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans, Who’s minding the store?

For-profit nursing home residents more likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care

For-profit nursing home residents more likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care

Simple procedure could be efficacious intervention for failed back surgery

Simple procedure could be efficacious intervention for failed back surgery

ASPEN, Baxter launch educational video series on appropriate use of parenteral nutrition

ASPEN, Baxter launch educational video series on appropriate use of parenteral nutrition

New high-definition, miniature camera allows digital view inside veins and arteries

New high-definition, miniature camera allows digital view inside veins and arteries

Intact Vascular to present TOBA II pivotal clinical trial data at VIVA Conference

Intact Vascular to present TOBA II pivotal clinical trial data at VIVA Conference

ATS releases new guideline to help clinicians manage malignant pleural effusions

ATS releases new guideline to help clinicians manage malignant pleural effusions

Henry Ford Hospital cardiologists are first in the U.S. to implant device for hard-to-treat angina

Henry Ford Hospital cardiologists are first in the U.S. to implant device for hard-to-treat angina

Mesoblast’s MPC therapy for children featured at symposium for congenital heart disease

Mesoblast’s MPC therapy for children featured at symposium for congenital heart disease

NIRS-IVUS imaging identifies patients and plaques vulnerable to subsequent adverse cardiac events

NIRS-IVUS imaging identifies patients and plaques vulnerable to subsequent adverse cardiac events

Pioneering procedure for common prostate condition offered by The London Clinic

Pioneering procedure for common prostate condition offered by The London Clinic

Most patients who underwent transcatheter valve replacement experience prosthesis-patient mismatch

Most patients who underwent transcatheter valve replacement experience prosthesis-patient mismatch

Study highlights need to remain vigilant in maintaining key infection control processes

Study highlights need to remain vigilant in maintaining key infection control processes

UCalgary study could help physicians make better treatment decisions for stroke

UCalgary study could help physicians make better treatment decisions for stroke

Targeted Lung Denervation procedure significantly reduces COPD problems

Targeted Lung Denervation procedure significantly reduces COPD problems

New device to treat acute coronary artery perforations approved by FDA

New device to treat acute coronary artery perforations approved by FDA

New wearable ultrasound device tracks blood pressure deep inside the body

New wearable ultrasound device tracks blood pressure deep inside the body

Johns Hopkins scientists successfully perform 3D personalized virtual simulations of the heart

Johns Hopkins scientists successfully perform 3D personalized virtual simulations of the heart

Administering tPA depending on location of clot can be as effective as thrombectomy

Administering tPA depending on location of clot can be as effective as thrombectomy

Awareness of arrhythmia symptoms to prevent stroke and heart failure

Awareness of arrhythmia symptoms to prevent stroke and heart failure