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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.
New method combines injectable radioactive gel with systemic chemotherapy to treat pancreatic cancer

New method combines injectable radioactive gel with systemic chemotherapy to treat pancreatic cancer

Researchers develop a self-powered ingestible sensor system to monitor intestinal metabolites

Researchers develop a self-powered ingestible sensor system to monitor intestinal metabolites

Johns Hopkins experts receive PCORI funding to optimize antibiotic therapy for gram-negative bloodstream infections

Johns Hopkins experts receive PCORI funding to optimize antibiotic therapy for gram-negative bloodstream infections

Scientists develop new injectable hydrogel for treatment of aneurysms

Scientists develop new injectable hydrogel for treatment of aneurysms

Scientists investigate whether FSAP protein could be used as a treatment for stroke

Scientists investigate whether FSAP protein could be used as a treatment for stroke

Restoring blood flow to the legs reduces pain, improves quality of life for people with peripheral artery disease

Restoring blood flow to the legs reduces pain, improves quality of life for people with peripheral artery disease

Bypass surgery linked to fewer amputations in people with severe peripheral artery disease

Bypass surgery linked to fewer amputations in people with severe peripheral artery disease

National study sheds light on how to more effectively treat atrial fibrillation

National study sheds light on how to more effectively treat atrial fibrillation

Personalized 'precision' testing approach leads to efficient chest pain evaluations for heart disease risk

Personalized 'precision' testing approach leads to efficient chest pain evaluations for heart disease risk

Properties of dense breasts promote cancer growth, study suggests

Properties of dense breasts promote cancer growth, study suggests

World Stroke Day 2022: Why saving #Precioustime is imperative

World Stroke Day 2022: Why saving #Precioustime is imperative

New probe design offers promises for many imaging applications in biological and biomedical research

New probe design offers promises for many imaging applications in biological and biomedical research

Cells in the brain's blood vessels necessary for fever reaction

Cells in the brain's blood vessels necessary for fever reaction

Study reports disparities in the use of regional anesthesia techniques

Study reports disparities in the use of regional anesthesia techniques

New research could have major implications for minimally invasive, robotically delivered brain surgery

New research could have major implications for minimally invasive, robotically delivered brain surgery

Biosense Webster launches HELIOSTAR™ in Europe, the first radiofrequency Balloon Ablation Catheter, enabling physicians to perform more efficient cardiac ablations

Biosense Webster launches HELIOSTAR™ in Europe, the first radiofrequency Balloon Ablation Catheter, enabling physicians to perform more efficient cardiac ablations

FUSCLEAN technology enables preventive cleaning of catheters and valves in patients with hydrocephaly

FUSCLEAN technology enables preventive cleaning of catheters and valves in patients with hydrocephaly

Common diabetes medication identified as a possible treatment for atrial fibrillation

Common diabetes medication identified as a possible treatment for atrial fibrillation

Subcutaneous anchor securement systems prove to be effective at keeping central catheters in place

Subcutaneous anchor securement systems prove to be effective at keeping central catheters in place

New catheter leads to a remarkable reduction in pulmonary artery obstruction

New catheter leads to a remarkable reduction in pulmonary artery obstruction

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