umbilical artery catheter

umbilical artery catheter

Etymology: L, umbilicus, navel; Gk, arteria, airpipe, katheter, a thing lowered
a catheter inserted into the umbilical artery of a newborn. See also umbilical catheterization.

umbilical artery catheter

Neonatology A catheter inserted in the neonate's umbilical artery and used to monitor bp, draw blood, administer fluids
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Contract awarded for of umbilical artery catheter FR 3.
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The sensor is inserted through an Umbilical Artery Catheter in the infant's descending aorta, so it is unaffected by changes in peripheral circulation that typically interfere with effective monitoring in existing technology.