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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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Newer advances now permit therapeutic ablations to be done using an electrode catheter inserted through a vein or artery during electrophysiologic studies to perform targeted electrocautery in the heart.
Impedance and Ph-Metry; Disposable Electrode Catheter with 6 Channels For.
The VNUS patents describe a procedure for treating venous disease with an electrode catheter that delivers radiofrequency (RF) energy directly to the inner wall of the vein.
The next-generation system will feature a new four electrode catheter that delivers RF energy simultaneously and is designed to significantly reduce ablation time during renal denervation procedures.
For standard diagnostic EP applications, the Torqr electrode catheter combines advanced extrusion, wire-braid processing and patented design technologies that provide one-to-one torque control.
During the cryoablation procedure, electrode catheters - long, slender, flexible wires - are threaded into the heart to map or locate the precise area of the heart causing the irregular rhythm.