introducer


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.

in·tro·duc·er

(in'trō-dūs'ĕr),
An instrument, such as a catheter, needle, or endotracheal tube, for introduction of a flexible device.
Synonym(s): intubator (2)
[L. intro-duco, to lead into, introduce]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

introducer

Introducer sheath Interventional cardiology A short plastic tube placed within a vein or artery, through which various catheters are passed for local or central diagnostic or therapeutic interventions. See Catheterization.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·tro·duc·er

(in'trō-dūs'ĕr)
An instrument, such as a catheter, needle, or endotracheal tube, for introduction of a flexible device.
[L. intro-duco, to lead into, introduce]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

in·tro·duc·er

(in'trō-dūs'ĕr)
An instrument, such as a catheter, needle, or endotracheal tube, for introduction of a flexible device.
[L. intro-duco, to lead into, introduce]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
An evaluation of the flexiguide introducer with the flexible laryngeal mask airway.
In group B patients, the SAB was performed with a disposable 25 G Quincke needle (Becton Dickinson, Spain) without an introducer. All needles were inserted with their stylets properly engaged in the hub of the spinal needle.
Depending on the size of the hysteroscope, the introducer may be a tight fit.
Of those institutions responding, six tertiary care hospitals reported that they prohibit the use of introducer catheters in acute care.
This newspaper is owned by MGN LTD which is an introducer appointed representative of AllClear Insurance Services Limited, a company that is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
National Australia Bank (NAB:ASX) has announced plans to scrap its controversial introducer programme.
Galt's line of Products includes: Micro-Introducer Kits; Tearaway Introducer Kits and Sets; Hemostasis Valve Introducers; MicroAccess/MST Introducer Kits; Needles & Dilators and Specialty Guidewires.
Although many complications regarding PAC are recognised, immobilisation of the PAC by invagination of the percutaneous introducer sheath has not been reported previously.
announces a new urethral sling introducer in which the company helped with engineering and injection molding components.
The Mortgage Introducer Internet Service has been developed to offer a decision in principle within 60 seconds, and a final decision inside ten minutes, against up to three hours for current systems.
The Banking Royal Commission criticised National Australia Bank (NAB: ASX) (NAB) for withholding a document that showed its bosses knew about widespread fraud in its controversial 'introducer programme' months before the fraud was reported to regulators.
Gore said that the delivery profile of the loaded catheter allows the use of a 16 Fr introducer sheath for the iliac branch component, and a 12 Fr flexible, reinforced introducer sheath for the internal iliac component.