catheterization


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Related to catheterization: female catheterization, male catheterization, Urinary catheterization
  • noun

Synonyms for catheterization

the operation of introducing a catheter into the body

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Our research suggests that the sickest patients experience a reduction in mortality if they undergo cardiac catheterization within two days as opposed to being treated with medications alone, yet these patients often are overlooked for this early invasive management," said Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Deepak L.
But other possible explanations abound for the gender split in cardiac catheterization, said Mr.
King's Daughters Medical Center opened a five-story, 200,000 square-foot Heart and Vascular Center May 15 that includes six cardiac catheterization laboratories, three vascular catheterization laboratories, a 20-bed Chest Pain Unit, a 36-bed preparation and recovery area, noninvasive cardiac testing and a Cardiology Clinic for outpatient monitoring of patients on blood thinners and those with heart failure.
Clean intermittent catheterization in genitally sensate children: patient experience with health related quality of life.
That's a dramatic turnaround from the situation just a few years ago, when an abundance of studies documented that cardiac catheterization was significantly underused in women.
The plan also calls for adding a second cardiac catheterization laboratory along with holding rooms and recovery areas.
The goal of Mullins (pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine) in putting together this medical textbook is to provide coverage of the "minute details" of cardiac catheterization techniques and procedures in infants, children, and older patients with congenital heart disease.
The retrospective review examined charts for pregnant patients with cardiac disease who received both echocardiography and cardiac catheterization during pregnancy The patients, average age 29, underwent echocardiography at an average of 27.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Clarian Cardiovascular has established the Midwest's only Transradial Center of Excellence in an effort to offer patients a catheterization procedure that significantly reduces recovery time and improves patient outcomes - transradial cardiac catheterization.
19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) published guiding principles and best practices for the development of radiation safety programs in cardiac catheterization laboratories.
Several different techniques under direct vision have been described for the management of difficult ureteral catheterization following transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).
New Device Designed to Provide Fast, Safe and Secure Vessel Closure Following Catheterization Procedures
All hemodialysis patients with echocardiographic evidence for pulmonary hypertension should have right heart catheterization to confirm the diagnosis, Dr.
About 1,000 residents leave the valley to receive cardiac catheterization services in other areas, Mankin said.