angiocatheter


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angiocatheter

[an′jē·ōkath′ətər]
a hollow, flexible tube inserted into a blood vessel to withdraw or instill fluids.

an·gi·o·cath·e·ter

(an'jē-ō-kathĕ-tĕr)
Hollow tube that allows for injection of contrast dye for imaging cadiac areas.
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Using local anesthesia and carefully titrated modest amount of sedation, we were able to place a 16-gauge angiocatheter (1 3/4 inch, Acuvance[R] Jelco[R], Medex Inc.
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