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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.
Mechanical thrombectomy safe and effective for treating children with stroke

Mechanical thrombectomy safe and effective for treating children with stroke

Can vitamin D have positive effects on reducing cortical pathology, oxidative stress, and neurofilament light chain serum levels?

Can vitamin D have positive effects on reducing cortical pathology, oxidative stress, and neurofilament light chain serum levels?

New criteria could dramatically increase rates of endovascular thrombectomy

New criteria could dramatically increase rates of endovascular thrombectomy

Catheter-directed thrombolysis may offer a safer alternative for high-risk patients with pulmonary embolism

Catheter-directed thrombolysis may offer a safer alternative for high-risk patients with pulmonary embolism

Researchers seek to understand the Achilles' heel of insulin pump technology

Researchers seek to understand the Achilles' heel of insulin pump technology

Breakthrough stress sensor discovery reveals new mechanism of antimicrobial resistance

Breakthrough stress sensor discovery reveals new mechanism of antimicrobial resistance

Catheter ablation: A new first-line treatment option for atrial fibrillation

Catheter ablation: A new first-line treatment option for atrial fibrillation

Starting epidurals in the OR may help provide better pain control

Starting epidurals in the OR may help provide better pain control

Birth control pills disrupt women's stress response, study shows

Birth control pills disrupt women's stress response, study shows

Researchers develop dissolving cardiac device to monitor and treat heart disease

Researchers develop dissolving cardiac device to monitor and treat heart disease

Hospitals urged to adopt new MRSA prevention strategies

Hospitals urged to adopt new MRSA prevention strategies

Cardiac MRI is a safe and valuable tool to help evaluate patients with acute chest pain

Cardiac MRI is a safe and valuable tool to help evaluate patients with acute chest pain

The contribution of transcription factor ROB1 to the pathophysiology of C. albicans-induced candidal infections

The contribution of transcription factor ROB1 to the pathophysiology of C. albicans-induced candidal infections

New method offers insights into mechanisms of staphylococcal pathogenesis

New method offers insights into mechanisms of staphylococcal pathogenesis

Study reports outbreak of C. vulturna in a hospital in China

Study reports outbreak of C. vulturna in a hospital in China

Heart Foundation-funded research aims to better treat life-threatening arrhythmias

Heart Foundation-funded research aims to better treat life-threatening arrhythmias

New technology for catheter-free telemetric ambulatory bladder pressure monitoring in humans

New technology for catheter-free telemetric ambulatory bladder pressure monitoring in humans

"Sepsis sensors" with magnetic nanoparticles rapidly detect bacterial pathogens

"Sepsis sensors" with magnetic nanoparticles rapidly detect bacterial pathogens

New class of tiny, self-propelled robots could one day deliver drugs throughout the human body

New class of tiny, self-propelled robots could one day deliver drugs throughout the human body

New device makes a heart procedure safer for patients with atrial fibrillation

New device makes a heart procedure safer for patients with atrial fibrillation