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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.
EU-funded researchers develop new therapeutic strategy for atherosclerosis

EU-funded researchers develop new therapeutic strategy for atherosclerosis

Study revolutionizes treatment principles for functional mitral regurgitation

Study revolutionizes treatment principles for functional mitral regurgitation

New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources

New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources

Study explains why several clinical trials of treatments for sepsis have been failed

Study explains why several clinical trials of treatments for sepsis have been failed

IU researchers develop electroceutical dressing to disrupt bacterial biofilms

IU researchers develop electroceutical dressing to disrupt bacterial biofilms

Researchers develop new system for identifying malignant brain tumors during surgery

Researchers develop new system for identifying malignant brain tumors during surgery

PPDC announces seed grants to develop medical devices for children

PPDC announces seed grants to develop medical devices for children

Study shows significant mortality benefit with CABG over percutaneous coronary intervention

Study shows significant mortality benefit with CABG over percutaneous coronary intervention

Exploring novel strategies to heal damage after a heart attack

Exploring novel strategies to heal damage after a heart attack

Opening blocked arteries may be lifesaver for older heart attack patients

Opening blocked arteries may be lifesaver for older heart attack patients

FDA approves Intact Vascular’s Tack Endovascular System

FDA approves Intact Vascular’s Tack Endovascular System

INTERPHEX 2019 Celebrates 40 years of Delivering Technology Innovation to Industry

INTERPHEX 2019 Celebrates 40 years of Delivering Technology Innovation to Industry

Reformulated epileptic drug reaches first clinical trial for medically refractory epilepsy

Reformulated epileptic drug reaches first clinical trial for medically refractory epilepsy

Research shows financial and quality-of-life toll of intravenous therapy on parents, caregivers

Research shows financial and quality-of-life toll of intravenous therapy on parents, caregivers

First-in-human pilot study shows positive results for ‘bacteria-phobic’ catheter

First-in-human pilot study shows positive results for ‘bacteria-phobic’ catheter

Did your doctor ‘ghost’ you? An employment contract may be to blame

Did your doctor ‘ghost’ you? An employment contract may be to blame

Ultrasound offers precise, minimally invasive way to measure cardiac output in children

Ultrasound offers precise, minimally invasive way to measure cardiac output in children

Simplified catheter ablation could slash waiting lists for atrial fibrillation patients

Simplified catheter ablation could slash waiting lists for atrial fibrillation patients

Team-based approach is key to successful care of pregnant women with heart failure

Team-based approach is key to successful care of pregnant women with heart failure

Study finds TAVR to be as good as open-heart surgery for patients at low surgical risk

Study finds TAVR to be as good as open-heart surgery for patients at low surgical risk