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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.
Researchers recommend TEG test to identify undetected blood clots in COVID-19 ICU patients

Researchers recommend TEG test to identify undetected blood clots in COVID-19 ICU patients

UC physician-researcher explores why TAVR doesn't work well for some patients

UC physician-researcher explores why TAVR doesn't work well for some patients

New mathematical model to study the behavior of the human heart

New mathematical model to study the behavior of the human heart

Study highlights need to focus on medications that address clot formation

Study highlights need to focus on medications that address clot formation

Ten-year follow-up study shows safety and efficacy of TPV device

Ten-year follow-up study shows safety and efficacy of TPV device

Genome-based monitoring of multi-resistant pathogen can help improve infection control

Genome-based monitoring of multi-resistant pathogen can help improve infection control

No evidence COVID-19 is spread by fecal-oral transmission

No evidence COVID-19 is spread by fecal-oral transmission

Innovative device could help treat babies with blood disorders

Innovative device could help treat babies with blood disorders

Cytokine storms created by COVID-19 could be reduced by using blood filter

Cytokine storms created by COVID-19 could be reduced by using blood filter

COVID-plagued California nursing homes often had problems in past

COVID-plagued California nursing homes often had problems in past

FDA approves SFU professor's invention to wean COVID-19 patients from ventilators

FDA approves SFU professor's invention to wean COVID-19 patients from ventilators

Researchers are exploring ways to predict the risk of vasoconstriction

Researchers are exploring ways to predict the risk of vasoconstriction

New study highlights inequity in access to TAVR procedure across Canada

New study highlights inequity in access to TAVR procedure across Canada

Innovative approach offers kidney-sparing treatment option for upper tract urothelial cancer

Innovative approach offers kidney-sparing treatment option for upper tract urothelial cancer

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

Alternative imaging technique shows promise for safer heart procedures

Alternative imaging technique shows promise for safer heart procedures

An alternative imaging technique for safer heart procedures

An alternative imaging technique for safer heart procedures

SCAI releases position statement on adult congenital cardiac interventional training

SCAI releases position statement on adult congenital cardiac interventional training

Novel 3D fusion imaging improves diagnosis of coronary artery disease

Novel 3D fusion imaging improves diagnosis of coronary artery disease

3D fusion imaging improves coronary artery disease diagnosis

3D fusion imaging improves coronary artery disease diagnosis