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a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open

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Peripherally inserted central catheter placement in patients with unsuspected central venous obstruction.
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) were first introduced in the mid 1970's and their use has steadily increased since.
Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) are common venous access devices.
diabetes mellitus, malignancies, extremes of age) or use of a central catheter.
On Day 7, anticipating discharge, the nursing staff removed the central catheter and applied a gauze dressing secured with paper tape.
The nail was surgically removed, Gram stain and cultures were obtained, and a peripherally inserted central catheter line was placed intraoperatively.
Number 1655 is a universal central catheter site dressing, suitable for common applications including jugnlar, subclavian, and peripherally inserted central catheter lines.
Contract awarded for adult central catheter through the femoral.
Antibiotics were modified because of sensitivity to ceftriaxone and gentamycin, and the patient was discharged to complete the 6-week course through a peripherally inserted central catheter line at home.
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced that its Semprus BioSciences subsidiary has been granted 510(k) clearance for the Company's innovative vascular access catheter, the Nylus[TM] Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) with Semprus Sustain[TM] Technology.
Contract awarded for subclavian central catheter hydrophilic polyurethane dual lumen no.
The peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) market was the fastest-growing segment in the Asia-Pacific vascular access device market.
Contract awarded for purchase of pediatric subclavian central catheter, tape half inch castilla circuit for pediatric anesthesia machine, electrode plate for the national hospital of san marcos.
Triple-lumen peripherally inserted central catheter in patients in the critical care unit: prospective evaluation.
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