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  • n. Plural form of catheter.


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  • The Committee also recommends that the sale of surgical instruments which can be used for the purpose of procuring abortions, such as catheters, Bougies, and sea-tangle tents, be prohibited, except on the prescription of a medical practitioner, and that if possible their importation be placed under control.

    Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Various Aspects of the Problem of Abortion in New Zealand

  • Heath said HealthSouth patients often have surgical wounds that have to be cleaned or medical devices such as catheters and intravenous lines that must be inserted or adjusted by health care workers. Stories

  • Today, medical devices such as catheters and stethoscopes use silver, and every hospital in the western world uses silver sulfadiazine to prevent infections.

    Signs of the Times

  • SterilMed Inc., a firm that "reprocesses" single-use medical devices such as catheters, has been sold to a pair of private-equity firms, the company announced Thursday.

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  • Gene therapy is not only a sophisticated method of drug delivery; it may at time need drug delivery devices such as catheters for transfer of genes to various parts of the cardiovascular system.

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  • Advocate provides medical products such as catheters and incontinence products.

    Crain's Cleveland Business - News Feeds

  • Putting antibacterial coatings on hip and knee implants and biomedical devices such as catheters cou ...


  • The hospital has reduced the use of invasive devices such as catheters, IVs and central lines unless vital. Local

  • The company says that its surface is comprised of "billions of tiny raised bars arranged in a specific diamond pattern," and this technology can literally be embedded onto the surfaces of medical devices such as catheters or artificial hips, as well as medical care equipment such as hospital beds, or even door knobs.


  • They develop on surfaces such as catheters, prosthetic implants, teeth, lungs and the urogenital tract.

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