from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The passing of a catheter through or into a canal or cavity.
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- noun The
procedureof introducing a catheter.
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- noun the operation of introducing a catheter into the body
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Heart catheterization is done and stent is placed in coronary artery.
As for urinary retention and incomplete emptying of the bladder, four out of five (79\%) are not willing to undertake long term catheterization as their only outcome.
He moved there and opened a center in Duarte that helped pioneer heart catheterization, which is now widely used to treat cardiac patients.
Due to the complexity of heart tests and their objectives, it can be very confusing for patients to fully understand the overall purpose of a recommended test, such as cardiac catheterization, which is used for both treatment and diagnostic purposes.
We want to join now our medical correspondent Rhonda Rowland, who's been following up on these late reports of Vice President Cheney having a repeat cardiac catheterization, that is what the White House and Vice President Cheney's spokesman is describing it as.
They do what's called a catheterization to see what the shape of the arteries are in the heart, has been shown to decrease both your chance of dying and you chance of developing another heart attack.
The company markets its IVUS consoles as stand-alone units or customized units that can be integrated into various hospital-based interventional surgical suites called catheterization laboratories.
-- The most common adverse events were related to central venous access, such as catheterization and catheter removal, central line infection and pyrexia.
Diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization
Cardiac Center nurses and pediatric cardiologist Brian Hanna, MD, explained that Max needed an emergency catheterization procedure, called balloon atrial septostomy or the Rashkind procedure.