impregnated catheter


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impregnated catheter

A catheter coated with a medication to prevent complications of prolonged insertion in the body. Commonly used coatings include antibiotics and antiseptics.
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Surface characterization of Silver oxide (AgO) impregnated catheter by measurement of contact angle, indicated that the Silver oxide coating increased the hydrophobic nature of the material as seen in Table 2.