Definition of Catheterism. Meaning of Catheterism. Synonyms of Catheterism

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Definition of Catheterism

Catheterism
Catheterism Cath"e*ter*ism, Catheterization Cath`e*ter*i*za"tion, n. (Med.) The operation of introducing a catheter.

Meaning of Catheterism from wikipedia

- type of catheter. The process of inserting a catheter is "catheterization". In most uses, a catheter is a thin, flexible tube ("soft" catheter) though...
- Cardiac catheterization (heart cath) is the insertion of a catheter into a chamber or vessel of the heart. This is done both for diagnostic and interventional...
- catheterization a latex, polyurethane, or silicone tube known as a urinary catheter is inserted into the bladder through the urethra. Catheterization...
- Catheter ablation is a procedure used to remove or terminate a faulty electrical pathway from sections of the hearts of those who are prone to developing...
- In urology, a Foley catheter (named for Frederic Foley, who produced the original design in 1929) is a flexible tube that a clinician p****es through the...
- A balloon catheter is a type of "soft" catheter with an inflatable "balloon" at its tip which is used during a catheterization procedure to enlarge a narrow...
- A central venous catheter (CVC), also known as a central line, central venous line, or central venous access catheter, is a catheter placed into a large...
- A dialysis catheter is a catheter used for exchanging blood to and from a hemodialysis machine and a patient. The dialysis catheter contains two lumens:...
- A catheterization laboratory, commonly referred to as a cath lab, is an examination room in a hospital or clinic with diagnostic imaging equipment used...
- Pulmonary artery catheterization (PAC), or right heart catheterization, is the insertion of a catheter into a pulmonary artery. Its purpose is diagnostic;...
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