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  • n. The insertion of a cannula

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  • n. the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ


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  • In rare cases, a specialized delivery technique, known as the Ex Utero Intrapartum Treatment (EXIT) procedure, which offers immediate ECMO cannulation, may be an option.

    Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

  • Cserni T, Jozsa T, Csizy I, Carr MC, Canning DA, Rushton HG: The danger of intraoperative antegrade cannulation of the ureter in infancy and early childhood.

    Publications of the Urology Division

  • After I was symbolically poked as a sacrifice to the gods of successful IV cannulation, the ritual began in earnest ...

    j-gan Diary Entry

  • I talked a lot with John Sprent, the son of my parasitology professor in Brisbane, who taught me how to do lymph duct cannulation in mice.

    Peter C. Doherty - Autobiography

  • Mark, with Abby retracting, was already starting on the venous cannulation.


  • By then, Mark and Abby were already finishing up the venous cannulation.


  • "Allowing RNs to perform IO cannulation significantly decreases the time critically ill patients need to achieve, access and receive medications," she explains.


  • Traditionally, when internal jugular vein cannulation has been performed, external anatomical landmarks and palpation have been used to guide insertion of the needle into the vessel.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Over the past decade, the increased use of ultrasound to guide internal jugular vein cannulation has improved success rates, reduced the time required to perform the procedure, and resulted in fewer complications.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Ultrasound for central venous cannulation: economic evaluation of cost-effectiveness.

    Medlogs - Recent stories


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