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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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Patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) in neurological ICUs have extended lengths of stay and often remain catheterized for much of their hospitalization because of the critical nature of their illness and need for strict monitoring of fluid status.
Full bacterial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing were performed for all positive specimens in addition to all isolates from catheterized specimens.
Let all those for whom the coin comes up heads be catheterized.
The study found that patients who were catheterized within the first 24 hours of admission to an intensive care unit had a higher death rate, longer hospital stays, and larger medical bills.
Black AMI patients who had already been catheterized were only 60.
Women who undergo this regional anesthesia have no sensation of a full bladder, so they must be catheterized every two to four hours.
A catheter developed at Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, as part of a joint venture with Shangrila Latex Industries of Bombay, India, could eliminate urinary tract infections in catheterized patients.
Because the cells so rich in ANP receptorsalso produce CSF, the researchers used catheterized rabbits to examine the effect of the peptide on CSF production.
Thirty-three catheterized patients were enrolled at centers in the US and Europe.
Once a catheter is placed, the percentage of patients developing bacteriuria (bacterial infection) increases from 3-10% for those catheterized less than a day to 90% in long-term catheterization.
In a solo pediatric urology practice, patients with stentless TIPU surgery were sometimes required to be catheterized by less experienced personnel.