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phlebotomy

 [flĕ-bot´ah-me]
incision of a vein for the removal or withdrawal of blood; called also venesection and venotomy.
arterial blood sample phlebotomy in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as obtaining a blood sample from an uncannulated artery to assess oxygen and carbon dioxide levels and acid-base balance.
phlebotomy: blood unit acquisition in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as procuring blood and blood products from donors.
phlebotomy: venous blood sample in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as removal of a sample of venous blood from an uncannulated vein.

phle·bot·o·my

(fle-bot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into or needle puncture of a vein for the purpose of drawing blood.
Synonym(s): venesection, venotomy
[phlebo- + G. tomē, incision]

venotomy

(vē-nŏt′ə-mē)

phle·bot·o·my

(fle-bot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into a vein for the purpose of drawing blood.
Synonym(s): venesection, venotomy.
[phlebo- + G. tomē, incision]
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While infiltration is usually associated with peripheral catheters, this complication can occur at the insertion site of a nontunneled percutaneous catheter, the venotomy end of a tunneled catheter, and an implanted port pocket (Ingle, 1995; Mayo & Pearson, 1995).
Percutaneous transfemoral venous approach failed to retrieve the catheter and a venotomy had to be performed in order to extract the catheter from the femoral vein.
The patient underwent right radical nephrectomy, cardiopulmonary bypass and caval thrombectomy with right hepatic venotomy. Notably, the thrombus slid out of the hepatic vein without evidence of hepatic attachment or infiltration (Fig.