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percutaneous

 [per″ku-ta´ne-us]
performed through the skin; see also transdermal.

per·cu·ta·ne·ous

(per'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs),
Denoting the passage of substances through unbroken skin, as in absorption by inunction; also passage through the skin by needle puncture, including introduction of wires and catheters by Seldinger technique.

percutaneous

/per·cu·ta·ne·ous/ (per″ku-ta´ne-us) performed through the skin.

percutaneous

(pûr′kyo͞o-tā′nē-əs)
adj. Medicine
Passed, done, or effected through the skin.

per′cu·ta′ne·ous·ly adv.

percutaneous

[pur′kyo̅o̅tā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, per + cutis, skin
performed through the skin, such as a biopsy; aspiration of fluid from a space below the skin with a needle, catheter, and syringe; or instillation of a fluid in a cavity or space by similar means.

per·cu·ta·ne·ous

(pĕr'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Denoting the passage of substances through unbroken skin, as in absorption by inunction; also passage through the skin by needle puncture, including introduction of wires and catheters by Seldinger technique.

percutaneous

Through the skin, especially in relation to the use of needles, CANNULAS or CATHETERS inserted for any purpose.

Percutaneous

Performed through the skin, from the Latin per, meaning through and cutis, meaning skin.

percutaneous

passage of substances through unbroken skin

percutaneous (per·kyōō·tāˑ·nē·s),

adj method of applying a substance through the skin.

per·cu·ta·ne·ous

(pĕr'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Denoting passage of substances through unbroken skin, as in absorption by inunction; also passage through the skin by needle puncture.

percutaneous

performed through the skin, e.g. percutaneous cystocentesis.
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The nurses' activities generally were limited to inspecting and flushing the percutaneously inserted central venous catheter.
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I presented two papers ('Imaging the Rex recessus vein preoperatively using wedged hepatic venous portography and the role of post-operative doppler ultrasound in Rex shunt surveillance'; and 'Imaging displacement and strain in the medial gastrocnemius muscle during ankle-joint motion using 2D cine DENSE MRI') and a poster ('Effectiveness of percutaneously placed self-expanding metal stents for palliation of malignant biliary obstruction') as part of the scientific sessions, and was generously supported by the Radiological Society of South Africa (RSSA) towards the journey to Europe.
In view of the high index of suspicion radiologically and endoscopically, further biopsies were arranged percutaneously under CT guidance, 6 weeks after the TURT; histology again only revealed a non-specific chronic inflammatory process.
Moreover, when percutaneously treating bifurcation lesions, interventional cardiologists use a variety of complex techniques that involve the modification and distortion of tubular stents designed for straight rather than branching arteries.
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