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.
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Attempts were made to catheterize the occluded hepatic veins; however, the sheath of the TIPS set could not be placed in the hepatic vein.
I catheterize several times a day by inserting a catheter into a very small stoma in my abdomen.
Most children can catheterize via their urethra quite successfully and independently.
In five patients, initial attempts to catheterize target subsegmental or segmental arterial branches with the standard microcatheters were unsuccessful (Fig.
The procedure is a good alternative for those who wish to avoid a catheter in their native urethra or who can't catheterize in the sitting position because of a spinal cord injury or neurologic condition.
Once the patient had been anesthetized, the CMC scrub nurse, Erica Schuback, provided a #16 French Foley catheter to the circulating nurse, Dorothy Gaughn, to catheterize the patient.
He can independently catheterize when sitting on a toilet, but needs assistance to get on.
The ultrasound assessment changed nursing practice in 51% ode the instances; the most common change (32%) was that nurses did not catheterize the patient.
Children with myelodysplasia are often perceived as particularly simple to catheterize, typically because diminished urethral sensations and immobility render the procedure technically simple.
Therefore, the urology team can assess whether or not it is practical to catheterize at volumes low enough to maintain safe pressures.