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cannulate

 [kan´u-lāt]
to introduce a cannula, which may be left in place.

cannulate

also

canulate

(kăn′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. cannu·lated, cannu·lating, cannu·lates
To insert a cannula into (a bodily cavity, duct, or vessel), as for the drainage of fluid or the administration of medication.
adj.
Tubular; hollow.

can′nu·la′tion n.
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(7) employed a femoral vein approach to cannulate enlarged accessory hepatic veins.
The vascular health nurse had noted that, although there was scant information available about plastic cannulae, the information was positive in relation to a decrease in cannulation issues such as extravasation and the ability to cannulate a greater length of vessel into the antecubital fossa.
An approach similar to Steady Hand is used by the robot of KU Leuven, (13) which incorporates pre-curved tips to cannulate retinal vessels and deliver drugs.
This actually may pinch the subclavian vein between the clavicle and the first rib, making it more difficult to cannulate. Another myth involves pulling on the patient's ipsilateral arm.
The hearts were excised and cut from ascending aorta long enough to cannulate easily in aortic cannula.
There the ENs will help cannulate an otherwise independent patient, and then go and provide a full HHD for another."
Furthermore, patients desired a superficial access in the forearm that was easy to cannulate, had minimal effect on their appearance, enabled arm comfort during dialysis, and provided quick homeostasis after dialysis.
Is it more difficult to cannulate the right internal jugular vein in morbidly obese patients than in nonobese patients Obes Surg.
As well as looking after my patients, I was also required to catheterise and cannulate a patient for an eighth year-plus RN.
A 6-Fr three-dimension (3D) right catheter was used to cannulate the right coronary artery (RCA) via right femoral artery sheath.
In 17 patients, no abnormal hypertrophied artery was found despite meticulous attempts to localize and cannulate relevant bronchial and nonbronchial systemic arteries.
Size--Larger veins are easier to cannulate and are the best choice.