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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.
Study examines validity of measures used to assess quality of kidney-related care in the U.S.

Study examines validity of measures used to assess quality of kidney-related care in the U.S.

VR helps cardiologist detect patient's injury and repair a broken heart

VR helps cardiologist detect patient's injury and repair a broken heart

Trelleborg showcases its GeoTrans technology at Pharmapack

Trelleborg showcases its GeoTrans technology at Pharmapack

What to do if your home health care agency ditches you

What to do if your home health care agency ditches you

No-calorie sweetener may have metabolic effects in some users

No-calorie sweetener may have metabolic effects in some users

Study clarifies pros and cons of open-heart surgery versus TAVR for treating aortic stenosis

Study clarifies pros and cons of open-heart surgery versus TAVR for treating aortic stenosis

New treatment target could change the outlook of patients at risk of kidney injury

New treatment target could change the outlook of patients at risk of kidney injury

Researchers develop new isolated limb infusion method for melanoma treatment

Researchers develop new isolated limb infusion method for melanoma treatment

First glioblastoma patient treated with genetically modified poliovirus at UH

First glioblastoma patient treated with genetically modified poliovirus at UH

Prolonged breath-holding could have potential as part of new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias

Prolonged breath-holding could have potential as part of new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias

MGH laboratory develops new technology to reduce fat

MGH laboratory develops new technology to reduce fat

Minimally invasive technique to directly measure cardiac output in newborns

Minimally invasive technique to directly measure cardiac output in newborns

Children with peripherally inserted central catheters are more likely to develop blood clots, study shows

Children with peripherally inserted central catheters are more likely to develop blood clots, study shows

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

First reported occurrence and treatment of venous thrombosis during spaceflight

First reported occurrence and treatment of venous thrombosis during spaceflight

Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar

Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar

Pilot study shows strong results for genicular artery embolization to treat OA-related knee pain

Pilot study shows strong results for genicular artery embolization to treat OA-related knee pain

Analysis shows link between high psychological safety and adoption of infection prevention practices

Analysis shows link between high psychological safety and adoption of infection prevention practices

Promising greater safety, a tiny widget creates chaos for tube feeders

Promising greater safety, a tiny widget creates chaos for tube feeders

Molecular drills target and destroy deadly superbugs

Molecular drills target and destroy deadly superbugs