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cannulate

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

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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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Participants talked about actively looking for opportunities to learn within the work setting and liked the challenge of cannulating. These individuals were more likely to ask for a change in patient assignment to allow them the opportunity to "give it (cannulation) a try." In contrast, it was evident from others that avoidance of cannulation does occur.
Therefore, instead of getting an MRCP or ERCP we obtained a pancreatogram by cannulating the pancreatic duct through the major papilla in the resected specimen.
(6) Sialography may be attempted by cannulating the Wharton duct to confirm the agenesis of the submandibular gland.
Treatment options may include: Phlebotomy (removing blood through cannulating a vein, similar to giving blood);
(10) Treatment of sialoliths involves removing the stone and cannulating and flushing the duct to ensure patency.
In both of them IOC had been attempted, resulting in one failure in cannulating the cystic duct and one normal cholangiogram.
There was an incident where a patient was receiving emergency care and went into anaphylaxis where he "did not know how to respond " as well as examples of him "cannulating patients without gloves".
While nurses perform care for the Venaflo II, Carboflo, and Impra vascular grafts, manufacturers advocate not cannulating prior to 2 weeks post-access placement.
There were no serious and life-threatening complications while cannulating right IJV.
In contrast to conventional practice, cannulation of the ascending aorta or the pulmonary and systemic vessels to the descending aorta have also been reported.4 In this patient, we used a novel approach of cardiopulmonary bypass of cannulating the pulmonary artery and the descending aorta, diverting the path of emboli away from the cerebral circulation.
This then perpetuates the problem of cannulation for the next nurse cannulating through haematoma and clots.
(9.) Verhallen AM, et al Cannulating in haemodialysis: rope ladder or buttonhole technique?