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dislodgement

, dislodgment (dis-loj′mĕnt) [Fr. desloger, to dislodge]
Displacement of a device (such as a catheter or tracheal tube) thought to be securely in position. Dislodgment of catheters, endotracheal tubes, or other devices may sometimes occur when patients are agitated, when they are moved, or when equipment is checked or adjusted. It may result in patient injury or failure in administration of required treatments.dislodge
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CVC line dislodgement can result in potentially significant complications.
A limitation of these studies was dislodgement of the intramuscular electrodes over the 2 to 3 months of instrumentation, most likely due to tension on the electrode leads when the jackets became loose.
"Our selection for inclusion in innovatED demonstrates that the Orchid SRV can be used to prevent accidental IV dislodgement beyond the traditional in-hospital use," said founder and CEO Ryan Dennis.
The means and standard deviations of the retentive force magnitudes were recorded for the 7 time periods for dislodgement of each clasp and the distances between the clasp tips measured before and after insertion-removal test.
According to the company, the Orchid Safety Release Valve is a patient safety device designed to help prevent intravenous (IV) catheter dislodgement
(1-4,6,7) Additional benefits described with the use of VM have included prevention of patient elopement and dislodgement of medical devices, as well as protection from self-harm or violence toward others.
Twiddler's syndrome (TS) is a rare but potentially lethal complication of pacemaker or ICD device placement.1 It is characterized by device malfunction due to painless dislodgement of cardiac leads resulting from some form of manipulation by the patient.
The report says that the dislodgement of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has enhanced political risks and created some policy uncertainty.
LAmbre LAA Closure System has the smallest delivery sheath profile currently available on the market and posits a strong fixation mechanism proven clinically to prevent the device from the dislodgement.
Fundamentally, a lead perforation is a subset of lead dislodgement, and as such, they can share similar characteristic parameter changes.
MRI (a, b) and CT imaging (c, d) obtained immediately after onset of C5 palsy showed the intramedullary T2 high signal change and spinal cord enlargement from C2 vertebral body level to C4 vertebral body level (a, b) without any graft dislodgement or implant malposition (c, d).
The dislodgement of the Angio-Seal in our vignette was likely linked to inadequate pressure applied to secure the collagen plug to the outer arterial wall during device deployment, allowing the intraluminal anchor to dislocate and dislodge to the popliteal artery, resulting in acute limb ischemia.