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catheterize

 [kath´ĕ-ter-īz″]
to introduce a catheter into a body cavity; see catheterization.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cath·e·ter·ize

(kath'ĕ-ter-īz),
To pass a catheter.
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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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The catheterized patients undergoing transurethral resection of prostate: a survey of current practice of British Urologists.
Based on a study we previously published, we thought there would be a lower percentage of positive urine cultures in the catheterized group, and subsequently, a lower rate of antibiotic use (Shalom et al., 2014).
Caption: Figure 1: (a) Coronary angiography of patient number 1, catheterized 15 days after arrival showing complete occlusion of the left main coronary artery.
Among the 275 hospital-acquired cases of UTI selected for the study, 165 were catheterized (60%) and 110 were not catheterized (40%).
He was catheterized on day 1 as he revealed difficulty in passing urine with urinary retention.
White Plains Hospital had a surge in its annual inpatient census since 2010; despite the increased number of patients catheterized per month, the time Foley catheters remained in place, or dwell time, decreased.
In addition, results for voided urine and catheterized urine specimens in this study were better than those of bladder washing specimens for the negative reference diagnoses (P < .001).
Because the greatest risk factor for development of CAUTI is duration of catheterization, ICU patients are at particular risk because they are typically catheterized for extended periods (Jansen et al., 2012; Meddings et al., 2014).