Definition of Catheters. Meaning of Catheters. Synonyms of Catheters

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Definition of Catheters

Catheter
Catheter Cath"e*ter, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? a thing let down or put in, catheter, fr. ? to send down, to let down; ? + ? to send.] (Med.) The name of various instruments for passing along mucous canals, esp. applied to a tubular instrument to be introduced into the bladder through the urethra to draw off the urine. Eustachian catheter. See under Eustachian. Prostatic catheter, one adapted for passing an enlarged prostate.

Meaning of Catheters from wikipedia

- modifying the material or adjusting the way catheters are manufactured, it is possible to tailor catheters for cardiovascular, urological, gastrointestinal...
- Measuring pressures in the heart is also an important aspect of catheterization. The catheters are fluid filled conduits that can transmit pressures to outside...
- indications for the use of central venous catheters: Difficult peripheral venous accesscentral venous catheters may be placed when it is difficult to gain...
- (intermittent catheterisation). Catheters come in several basic designs: A Foley catheter (indwelling urinary catheter) is retained by means of a balloon...
- named them in honor of the surgeon. Foley catheters come in several types: Coudé (French for elbowed) catheters have a 45° bend at the tip that facilitates...
- flexible catheters into the patient's blood vessels, usually either in the femoral vein, internal jugular vein, or subclavian vein. The catheters are then...
- transvesicular approach. Balloon catheters used in angioplasty are either of Over-the-Wire (OTW) or Rapid Exchange (Rx) design. Rx catheters nowadays are about 90%...
- of Howling...It Grows and Grows!!! The Catheters performing – Sub Pop Silver Jubilee – 7/13/2013 The Catheters light speaker on fire – Sub Pop Silver...
- improved outcome in critically ill patients managed with PA catheters. Given that the PA catheter is a monitoring tool and not a therapy in and of itself...
- nursing staff. Newer catheters have been equipped with additional safety features to avoid needlestick injuries. Modern catheters consist of synthetic...
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