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central catheter

Etymology: Gk, kentron, central, katheter, a thing lowered into
a catheter inserted into either a central artery or a central vein for diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

central catheter

A catheter inserted into a central vein or artery for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
See also: catheter
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Analysis of tipmalposition and correction in peripherally inserted central catheters placed at bedside by a dedicated nursing team.
Patients with long term indwelling central catheters can develop sleeve thrombus or an associated fibrin sheath that could theoretically cause physical trapping of FDG [1, 8].
Technavio's report, Global Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Embolic strokes after peripherally inserted central catheter placement.
The first hypothesis evaluated in this study was whether the programmed central catheter change on the eighth day after insertion would be greater than that of change guided by local or systemic signs of infection in terms of catheter colonisation and catheter-related sepsis.
Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) are common venous access devices.
8) Before injecting or aspirating a central catheter, check for a clamped, twisted or kinked external catheter or tubing.
Pediatric peripherally inserted central catheter program report: A summary of 4,536 catheter days.
This latest patent enhances HDC's patent position, market place value, as well as provides support for the standard in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter insertion using a stylet system for several years.
Difficult access patients may undergo multiple insertion attempts or end up with a more costly Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter.
This financing will be used by the company for the submission of a 510(k) application for its lead product, the HydroPICC, a superior peripherally inserted central catheter.
A PICC line is a peripherally inserted central catheter.

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