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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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Illuminated microcatheters allow improved visualization of the catheter tip during canulation, reducing the risk of misdirection.
Other studies that have characterized the continuous blood pressure response to weight lifting through the use of intra-arterial canulation and blood pressure recordings have shown similar specific blood pressure responses as demonstrated in the present study (Fleck and Dean, 1987; Gotshall et al., 1999; MacDougall et al., 1992).
This includes canulation and administration of intravenous antibiotics, as prophylactic treatment to those with cardiac conditions.
However, in one case we could not negotiate cystic duct due to fibrosis and in another case it got disrupted while canulation and the procedure of cholangiography was abandoned.