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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.
Heart attack care lags as hospitals recover from the pandemic

Heart attack care lags as hospitals recover from the pandemic

Strict pandemic-related IPC interventions reduced healthcare-associated infection rates, study shows

Strict pandemic-related IPC interventions reduced healthcare-associated infection rates, study shows

American College of Cardiology releases workbook on home-based cardiac care

American College of Cardiology releases workbook on home-based cardiac care

Henry Ford Health performs first K-Clip procedure in the U.S. to treat severe tricuspid regurgitation

Henry Ford Health performs first K-Clip procedure in the U.S. to treat severe tricuspid regurgitation

New trial aims to reduce infection and blood clot rates for kids with cancer

New trial aims to reduce infection and blood clot rates for kids with cancer

Stem cells can be used to repair damaged lung tissue in COPD patients

Stem cells can be used to repair damaged lung tissue in COPD patients

Ohio State University launches first-in-world clinical trial of heart failure device

Ohio State University launches first-in-world clinical trial of heart failure device

Pulsed field ablation safe, effective for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Pulsed field ablation safe, effective for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Ablation more effective than medical therapy in patients with end-stage heart failure, study shows

Ablation more effective than medical therapy in patients with end-stage heart failure, study shows

New recommendations to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals

New recommendations to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals

Subcutaneous anchors more effective than adhesives in securing catheters

Subcutaneous anchors more effective than adhesives in securing catheters

Patients with heart conditions should practice good hygiene to prevent infective endocarditis

Patients with heart conditions should practice good hygiene to prevent infective endocarditis

Newly published ESC Guidelines provide comprehensive overview of acute coronary syndromes

Newly published ESC Guidelines provide comprehensive overview of acute coronary syndromes

Urine levels of adenine found to be predictive and causative biomarker of diabetic kidney disease

Urine levels of adenine found to be predictive and causative biomarker of diabetic kidney disease

Catheter ablation linked to lower risk of dementia in all patients with atrial fibrillation

Catheter ablation linked to lower risk of dementia in all patients with atrial fibrillation

Pulmonary artery catheter use in cardiac surgery patients: Study reveals varied impact on hospital stay and mortality rates

Pulmonary artery catheter use in cardiac surgery patients: Study reveals varied impact on hospital stay and mortality rates

The current evidence and advances in mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke

The current evidence and advances in mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke

Optilume BPH Catheter System offers a safe and effective treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Optilume BPH Catheter System offers a safe and effective treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Are teicoplanin-non-susceptible Staphylococcus epidermidis strains increasing?

Are teicoplanin-non-susceptible Staphylococcus epidermidis strains increasing?