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cutdown

 [kut´down]
creation of a small incised opening, especially in a vein (venous cutdown) for venipuncture and venous access.

cut·down

(kŭt'down),
Dissection of a vein or artery for insertion of a cannula or needle for the administration of intravenous fluids or medication, or for measurement of pressure.
Synonym(s): venostomy

cutdown

/cut·down/ (kut´doun) creation of a small incised opening, especially over a vein (venous c.), to facilitate venipuncture and permit passage of a needle or cannula for withdrawal of blood or administration of fluids.

cutdown

(kŭt′doun′)
n.
The incision of a vein to facilitate the insertion of a cannula or needle, as for the administration of intravenous medication.

cutdown

(kŭt′doun′)
n.
1. A reduction or decrease.
2. The surgical insertion of a catheter into a vein, as for the administration of intravenous medication.
adj.
Reduced in size; abridged.

cutdown

Etymology: ME, cutten + doun
a dissection to access a vein for puncture that is not accessible by venipuncture. The skin is cleansed before the procedure; the incision is sutured, and a sterile dressing is applied at its conclusion. See also hyperalimentation, venipuncture.
A small surgically created incision over a major blood vessel, usually a vein, to facilitate rapid and direct venous access

cutdown

Emergency medicine A small surgical created incision over a major blood vessel, usually a vein–hence, venous cutdown, to facilitate rapid and direct venous access

cut·down

(kŭt'down)
Dissection of a vein for insertion of a cannula or needle for the administration of intravenous fluids or medication.
Synonym(s): venostomy.

cutdown

creation of a small incised opening, especially in the tissues over a vein (venous cutdown) to facilitate venipuncture and permit the passage of a needle or cannula for withdrawal of blood or administration of fluids.
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