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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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Next, I'd add an angiocath, to reduce/ relieve pneumothorax.
11) 16-gauge angiocath was inserted per cutaneously in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen for decompression with alleviation of respiratory and hemodynamic problems.
14 gauge 3 1/4-inch angiocath until tension is relieved, and then removing and recapping it as it may be needed again.
Also, based on the results of the present study, putting or removing an angiocath was the most prevalent action that caused exposure to mucocutaneous contamination with blood and body fluids.
Cystic masses can generally be carefully aspirated using a laparoscopic needle or angiocath, or they can be incised and drained using a standard suction device.
3) Contrast is injected directly into the vein with a butterfly needle, an angiocath or through an established IV line.