catheter

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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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10-12) The authors reported no femoral catheter related complications despite repetitive and acute hip flexion in these protocols.
A tunnelled femoral catheter was placed the following day and a continuous infusion of 0.
The rate of thrombosis related to femoral catheter is reported to be higher compared to the rate of thrombosis related to internal jugular catheterization (13,30).
One of these also experienced a nonfatal pulmonary embolus, and subsequent diagnostic workup revealed a deep vein thrombosis at the femoral catheter site.
Four patients undergoing TKJR managed their femoral catheter at home from postoperative days two to five.
SIR-Spheres(R) are injected into the hepatic artery using a femoral catheter, and are carried via the blood stream to the tumors in the liver where they are trapped and lodge in the small pre- capillaries supplying the tumors.
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Prior to induction of anaesthesia, a femoral catheter was inserted aseptically following Winnie's landmarks (1).
Treatment for suspected catheter-associated bloodstream infection in critically ill patients with femoral catheters should include antimicrobials that cover for gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and for Candida species.
Subclavian, jugular or femoral catheters may be used but are often associated with thrombosis or stenosis.
A distinction is made between radial catheters and femoral catheters.
Even in the cardiac theatres, direct arterial cannulation was not common and anaesthetists usually monitored the blood pressure by attaching transducers to the surgeon's femoral catheters (R.
w, mechanical and biological valves of the heart, femoral catheters and prosthetic ascending aorta valve.