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catheterize

 [kath´ĕ-ter-īz″]
to introduce a catheter into a body cavity; see catheterization.

cath·e·ter·ize

(kath'ĕ-ter-īz),
To pass a catheter.

catheterize

(kăth′ĭ-tə-rīz′)
tr.v. catheter·ized, catheter·izing, catheter·izes
To introduce a catheter into.

cath′e·ter·i·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.

catheterize

to introduce a catheter into a body cavity, usually into the urinary bladder for the withdrawal of urine.
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I catheterize several times a day by inserting a catheter into a very small stoma in my abdomen.
Most children can catheterize via their urethra quite successfully and independently.
Many of our patients and families are not able to catheterize sufficiently to minimize bladder pressures and renal stress.
Urinary catheterization, urinary retention, and bladder overdistension increase the risk of UTI; however, no studies have determined the ideal bladder volume to catheterize that reduces the risk of UTIs.
Children with myelodysplasia are often perceived as particularly simple to catheterize, typically because diminished urethral sensations and immobility render the procedure technically simple.
While the exact frequency of IC is individualized, people with full retention are ordinarily taught to catheterize four to five times a day or every four to six hours (Cottenden et al.
The inFlow device allows women with IDC to urinate, without the need to catheterize daily or be attached to a urine drainage bag, said William Maisel, M.
Urinary diversion is a surgical procedure used in patients with a neurogenic bladder who are unable to catheterize their own urethra.
Right before I was discharged to go to a rehabilitation hospital, the nurses started coming into my room every four to six hours to catheterize me.
For patients who catheterize but are not completely dry, Dr.
Lori and Elvis have to catheterize him every four hours because his bladder isn't functioning independently.
What the data say to me is that if I plan to catheterize a patient on either the same day as initial treatment or the next morning, then both UFH and enoxaparin are fine.