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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.
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

Most problems with catheter use stem from poor physician-nurse communication

Most problems with catheter use stem from poor physician-nurse communication

New female external catheter technology halves the number of CAUTIs

New female external catheter technology halves the number of CAUTIs

Broader monitoring of patients needed to reduce post-hospitalization UTIs

Broader monitoring of patients needed to reduce post-hospitalization UTIs

New technology replaces the standard way to repair a hole in the heart

New technology replaces the standard way to repair a hole in the heart

Cedars-Sinai expert urges physicians and patients to manage pain without addictive pills

Cedars-Sinai expert urges physicians and patients to manage pain without addictive pills

Catheter-based valve replacement procedure safe for patients with common heart defect

Catheter-based valve replacement procedure safe for patients with common heart defect

Minimally invasive treatment fixes hole in the heart

Minimally invasive treatment fixes hole in the heart

Improve Patient Safety with Tie Layer

Improve Patient Safety with Tie Layer

Research provides new options for treatment of multi-drug resistant infections

Research provides new options for treatment of multi-drug resistant infections

EU-funded researchers develop new therapeutic strategy for atherosclerosis

EU-funded researchers develop new therapeutic strategy for atherosclerosis