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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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The angiocatheter was left in place for three minutes before it was withdrawn while patients were in the Trendelenburg position to limit backflow and to allow the anesthetic to take effect.
These situations require either immediate decompression using an angiocatheter inserted at the second intercostal space of the hemithorax involved or emergency thoracotomy.
6) Pressures of 8 to 11 psi can be achieved using a 18--to 19-gauge needle or angiocatheter with a 30 cc to 35 cc syringe.
A reverse Seldinger technique using either a 16-gauge angiocatheter or a tissue dilator from a central line insertion set has been suggested as one method of removal (7).
With the periosteal pouch prepared, the cultured chondrocyte suspension is aspirated from the shipping vial into a tuberculin syringe with an 18-gauge angiocatheter.
Treatment involves irrigation of the dental socket using saline and an angiocatheter until any clot dislodges.