umbilical artery catheter

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umbilical artery catheter

Etymology: L, umbilicus, navel; Gk, arteria, airpipe, katheter, a thing lowered
a catheter inserted into the umbilical artery of a newborn. See also umbilical catheterization.

umbilical artery catheter

Neonatology A catheter inserted in the neonate's umbilical artery and used to monitor bp, draw blood, administer fluids
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The launch was delayed to give officials time to evaluate a problem with an umbilical line providing ventilation to the DZZ-HR spacecraft on top of the Vega rocket.
The lines consist of three hoses that are braided together to create an umbilical line that furnishes surface air and communications and measures depth.
The issue: new 350-foot braided umbilical lines divers use while working underwater were heavy and bulky and took up precious space on the 24-foot dive team boat.
One sign not to miss is diffuse superficial crusting around the umbilical line or elsewhere, which can be a tip off to invasion and colonization with cutaneous candidiasis.
An insulated pipe in the umbilical line links the diver to surface support and carries the hot water down to the suit.
BG is said to be considering construction of a new pipeline to the field, as well as an umbilical line to connect Hasdrubal to the Miskar platform on the Hannibal field, potentially opening up other fields of natural gas in the Gulf of Gabes.
Next, in the right midclavicular line, take a soft tissue contact at or slightly below the umbilical line and lift with a vibratory action toward the costal margin.
As the clunky Deepcore - a claustrophobic's nightmare - is towed to the wreck, a hurricane cuts off its umbilical line to the mother ship and the reluctant rescuers are now alone in the depths.
The well heads will be connected to a production manifold from where the reservoir fluids will be transferred to the Britannia BLP via a ten-inch and 16-inch pipe-in-pipe system running parallel to an umbilical line.
It was being used to survey the seabed for a new gas pipeline and was attached to a mother ship on the surface by an umbilical line.
For new (green) field developments, especially on deep water and long step-outs, the SHPU can be a cost-efficient alternative to complex umbilical lines.