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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.
Penn researchers find AF ablation to be safe and effective for CHD patients

Penn researchers find AF ablation to be safe and effective for CHD patients

Long-term aspirin therapy shows no benefit for stroke reduction in low risk AF patients, study finds

Long-term aspirin therapy shows no benefit for stroke reduction in low risk AF patients, study finds

Real-world study of robotic PCI shows high success rates for patients across multiple sites

Real-world study of robotic PCI shows high success rates for patients across multiple sites

FDA approves use of new Flourish device to treat infants born with esophageal atresia

FDA approves use of new Flourish device to treat infants born with esophageal atresia

CRNAs urge new moms to know anesthesia options for labor and delivery

CRNAs urge new moms to know anesthesia options for labor and delivery

New clinical study compares catheter-assisted therapy with surgical treatment for aortic valve stenosis

New clinical study compares catheter-assisted therapy with surgical treatment for aortic valve stenosis

Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries

Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries

‘Helistroke service’ gets critical care to stroke victims faster than transporting patient to hospital

‘Helistroke service’ gets critical care to stroke victims faster than transporting patient to hospital

Pioneering catheter insertion kit unveiled at the American Urology Association (AUA)

Pioneering catheter insertion kit unveiled at the American Urology Association (AUA)

IU researchers discover new therapy with potential to reverse damage from acute kidney injury

IU researchers discover new therapy with potential to reverse damage from acute kidney injury

New study aims to test safety and efficacy of antiplatelet drug in preventing blood clots

New study aims to test safety and efficacy of antiplatelet drug in preventing blood clots

FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Clinicians use 3D printing to treat woman with degenerative spinal condition

Clinicians use 3D printing to treat woman with degenerative spinal condition

Study shows how early administration of old drug reduces damage during heart attack

Study shows how early administration of old drug reduces damage during heart attack

Conscious sedation is viable option to general anesthesia for TAVR, UCLA study finds

Conscious sedation is viable option to general anesthesia for TAVR, UCLA study finds

Investigational device aims to minimize risk of cerebral damage during TAVR

Investigational device aims to minimize risk of cerebral damage during TAVR

UTSA students awarded $50,000 grant NSF grant to develop infrared vein-finding camera

UTSA students awarded $50,000 grant NSF grant to develop infrared vein-finding camera

Artificial pancreas appears to be safe, effective for use in children with type 1 diabetes

Artificial pancreas appears to be safe, effective for use in children with type 1 diabetes

Philips and B. Braun announce strategic alliance to enhance regional anesthesia and vascular access

Philips and B. Braun announce strategic alliance to enhance regional anesthesia and vascular access