catheterize

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catheterize

 [kath´ĕ-ter-īz″]
to introduce a catheter into a body cavity; see catheterization.

cath·e·ter·ize

(kath'ĕ-ter-īz),
To pass a catheter.

catheterize

(kăth′ĭ-tə-rīz′)
tr.v. catheter·ized, catheter·izing, catheter·izes
To introduce a catheter into.

cath′e·ter·i·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.

catheterize

to introduce a catheter into a body cavity, usually into the urinary bladder for the withdrawal of urine.
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Despite the low percentage of cardiac catheterisations and lower rate of PCI compared to normal and overweight BMI groups, underweight patients were over three times more likely to die after cardiac catheterisation than morbidly obese patients and five times more likely to die than obese patients
Other institutions joined the initiative and formed the 'Congenital cardiac catheterisation Project on Outcomes,' a prospective registry on catheterisation procedures, he said.
This has been the first procedure to be carried by the hospital since the inauguration of this only catheterisation laboratory (cath lab) for cardiac patients in the Northern Emirates in November last year, according to the doctors.
There are two principal ways of passing a catheter: urethral catheterisation and suprapubic catheterisation.