How to use Catheter in a sentence
Some ventricular arrhythmias can be cured using catheter ablation.
Then the tip of the catheter is expanded like a tiny balloon in the blocked or narrowed coronary artery.
A catheter is threaded into the artery from puncture of the femoral artery at groin level.
During an angioplasty procedure, a doctor inserts a catheter with a deflated balloon at its tip into the blockage in the artery.
Suction on the syringe to withdraw fluid from the catheter balloon may cause the catheter walls to collapse.Advertisement
You may need to have a catheter that drains bile into a bag outside your body.
Then remove the catheter, leaving the stored urine inside the urinary bladder.
Don't ignore persistent catheter blockage, it should be investigated.
In these cases, an indwelling catheter may be recommended.
He removes the brain with a suction catheter causing the skull to collapse, enabling the head to slide out.Advertisement
The report states that a ' cuffing ' effect may occur to the deflated catheter balloon when removing 100 per cent silicone catheters.
Pulmonary artery catheter Ã¢ a tiny tube inserted into the artery connecting the heart to the lungs.
The rectal balloon catheter used for barium enema can very rarely cause perforation.
The dose is instilled into the bladder through a urethral catheter.
Case 61 Traumatic urethral rupture Findings The patient has a suprapubic catheter in situ.Advertisement
You will also have a urinary catheter draining urine from your bladder.
A central venous catheter, also called a central line is a long fine hollow tube with an opening at each end.
Bladder infil can also be used in patients who have a supra-pubic catheter in situ.
Bloody tap or blood in epidural catheter is controversial.
Suction on the syringe to withdraw fluid from the catheter balloon may cause the catheter balloon may cause the catheter walls to collapse.Advertisement
When applied to Catheter related bloodstream infections the study populations were homogenous enough to allow collation.
Because of the risk of introducing infection, they should not be used to reduce catheter encrustation - rather the catheter should be replaced.
Getliffe K. (2002) ' Managing recurrent urinary catheter encrustation ' .
This demonstrated a poor control and a larger sample with catheter encrustation in both methods is needed.
The catheter was forcibly expelled just prior to her son's birth causing permanent damage to the Claimant's urethra.Advertisement
Using a sterile dressing pack and sterile gloves, thoroughly swab the distal end of the catheter and cap with Betadine and methylated spirits.
They found that use of chlorhexidine gluconate can reduce the risk for catheter related bloodstream infection by approximately 50% .
A fine catheter is introduced into an artery in the right groin.
Figure 8 Formation of loop ileostomy The supporting catheter can then be removed.
Does heparin, when added to the fluids infused through a peripheral catheter, reduce local catheter-related problems and extend catheter life?
The average length of catheter needed for an adult internal jugular or subclavian approach is 15cm.
The catheter tip and deflated balloon are well lubricated in gel and will slide out, greatly reducing the risk of trauma.
How to measure the CVP The CVP is measured using a manometer filled with intravenous fluid attached to the central venous catheter.
A further cause of failure to drain urine is occlusion of the drainage eyes of the catheter by the bladder mucosa.
Make sure the catheter tubing is slack and is not dragging on the patient's bladder neck.
Used as part of a planned care regime, OptiFlo helps maintain catheter patency, so the wearer feels refreshed, relaxed and reassured.
A catheter placed into the colon and a tube placed in the animals ' rectum.
The situation has not improved in 2002 with catheter sepsis rates being audited in only 32% of responding centers.
When you use one you should try to keep the catheter tip sterile and some departments like you to wear a sterile glove.
Used in PA catheter (allows continuous measurement) and oesophageal stethoscope.
Inserting a urethral indwelling catheter dilates the urethra from the urethral orifice toward the bladder.
Frequently bleeding may be severe enough to require transfusion despite local treatment such as cautery, estrogen therapy or even catheter thromboembolism.
Epidural and subarachnoid trials were of catheter alone, catheter with reservoir or catheter with pump.
Open the aneurysm sac and control the suprarenal aorta with a Foley catheter balloon.
Remove the stylet Suture the catheter adapter to the skin.
Umbilical venous catheter A tube used to give access, through the vein, in the umbilicus.
Urinary catheterisation is where a catheter is inserted into your bladder.
The primary purpose of the catheter is to permit drainage, in this case of urine from the urinary bladder.
If there is an obstruction, your vet will give your cat anesthesia and put a catheter in place to remove the obstruction and clear the bladder.
In this latest stunt, he not only hung upside down for two and a half days, but he didn't eat or sleep and urinated via catheter (you know you were wondering) although he did have to stand upright a few times to go potty.
During the procedure, a tiny balloon at the end of a long, thin tube (called a catheter) is pushed through the artery to the blockage.
Stent-A slender hollow catheter or rod placed within a vessel or duct to provide support or to keep it open.
During the catheterization, a long, slender tube called a catheter is inserted into a vein or artery and slowly directed to the heart, using x-ray guidance.
To better view the heart and blood vessels, contrast material (dye) is injected through the catheter and viewed and recorded on an x-ray video as it moves through the heart.
The doctor may use a catheter to empty the mother's bladder and may clean the perineal area with soapy water.
A catheter is put in place that allows continuous doses of anesthetic to be given.
It is administered in the same way as an epidural, but the catheter is not left in place following the surgery.
A catheter is placed into the umbilical vein at the cut surface of the umbilical cord, and the newborn's blood is replaced with an equal volume of new blood.
Hyperalimentation-A method of refeeding anorexics by infusing liquid nutrients and electrolytes directly into central veins through a catheter.
An intrathecal baclofen delivery system continuously releases prescribed amounts of baclofen in small doses directly into the spinal fluid via a small catheter and pump.
First, a catheter (thin, flexible tube) is inserted through a needle and guided into the spinal canal, close to where pain pathways enter the spinal cord.
The other end of the catheter is tunneled under the skin to the abdomen where a pocket is created.
The pump is anchored to surrounding tissue and connected to the catheter.
The medication is dispensed, either continuously or at certain intervals as determined by the doctor, via a tiny motor in the pump that moves the medication from the pump reservoir through the catheter.
During the procedure, a long, slender tube called a catheter is inserted into a vein or artery and slowly directed to the heart, using x ray guidance.
To better view the heart and blood vessels, contrast material (dye) is injected through the catheter and viewed and recorded on an x ray video as it moves through the heart.
The catheter measures the amount of oxygen present in the blood within the heart.
The closure device is placed through a specially designed catheter and guided to the location of the heart wall defect.
Cardiac catheterization-A procedure to passes a catheter through a large vein into the heart and its vessels for the purpose of diagnosing coronary artery disease, assessing injury or disease of the aorta, or evaluating cardiac function.
The skin around the area where the needle for the IV catheter is inserted is cleaned and disinfected.
Once the IV catheter is in place, it is taped to the skin to prevent it from being dislodged.
The IV line is then attached to the IV catheter.
Any other IV lines can be added to the IV catheter.
In most cases, the patient reports a burning or stinging sensation at the site of the needle or IV catheter, especially when new IV fluids are started or the speed of the IV drip is increased.
Usually, the IV catheter is removed and reinserted at another site.
It can also occur if a thrombosis, or blood clot, forms in the vein at the IV catheter site.
A collapsed vein feels and looks much like a dislodged IV catheter.
This can sometimes happen when the nurse has inserted a needle or IV catheter that is too big for the size of the vein.
If vein collapse occurs, the IV catheter should be removed and reinserted into a different vein, usually in another part of the body.
For example, if a vein in the left arm collapses, the nurse can put a new IV catheter into the right arm.
To reduce the risk of displacement of the needle when the IV catheter or needle is inserted, parents should help the child keep still.
The child should also be careful when moving about so as not to dislodge the IV catheter, especially at night.
They should also encourage the child to report any burning or stinging around the IV catheter to the nursing staff.
During catheterization, a long, slender tube, called a catheter, is inserted into a vein or artery and slowly directed to the heart using x-ray guidance.
In some cases, blood vessel blockages or narrowed areas may be treated during the catheterization procedure using a specialized balloon tip or other device at the end of the catheter.
During catheterization, a long, slender tube called a catheter is inserted into a vein or artery and slowly directed to the heart, using x-ray guidance.
Blood vessel blockages or stenotic valves may be treated during the catheterization procedure using a specialized balloon tip or other device at the end of the catheter.
Several closure devices such as coils, patches, or umbrella-like devices, have been developed that can be inserted through the catheter and are designed to close the defect.
Balloon valvuloplasty uses a balloon-tipped catheter to open a narrowed heart valve, improving the flow of blood in pulmonary stenosis.
The force of the contractions can be measured with an intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC), which is a catheter that can be placed through the cervix into the uterus to measure uterine pressure during labor.
A catheter is inserted into her bladder to keep it drained and out of the way during surgery and the upper pubic area is usually shaved.
For some scans, an injected contrast material may be used and is administered using an intravenous catheter.
A tiny hole was made in the bladder of the fetus and a catheter (a long, thin tube) was inserted to drain the urine directly into the amniotic fluid.
If a large cyst does not have a hard component, procedures called thoracoamniotic shunting or catheter decompression may be used to drain the cyst.
For urinary tract obstructions a needle may be used to insert a catheter through the mother's abdomen and uterus and into the fetal bladder where it drains the urine into the amniotic fluid.
The catheter may have an expandable wire mesh that expands in the bladder to prevent the catheter from plugging up or dislodging.
A catheter is passed through the needle across the fetus's aortic valve.
During this test, a catheter (long, thin tube) is inserted into the vein in the groin area (femoral vein) and threaded first into the right kidney and then into the vein of the other kidney.
The contrast material is injected through the catheter into each vein and x rays are taken.
During the catheterization, a long, slender tube called a catheter is inserted into a vein or artery and slowly directed to the blocked blood vessel, using x-ray guidance (angiography).
A specialized balloon tip or other device at the end of the catheter can be used to open the blocked or narrowed vessel.
Intra-arterial thrombolysis involves threading a catheter with clot-busting medication through a large blood vessel in the groin to the site of the clot.
This test involves inserting a small tube (catheter) into the bladder.
Once VUR has been diagnosed, its progress may be followed with a nuclear scintigram, in which a radioactive substance is put into the bladder via catheter, and a gamma camera takes images that reveal the presence and degree of VUR.
The needle usually is attached to a small tube called a catheter, which delivers the drug to the needle from an IV bag or bottle.
Chemotherapy also may be given by a catheter or port permanently inserted into a central vein or body cavity.
A common location for a permanent catheter is the external jugular vein in the neck.
Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy is administered into the abdominal cavity through a catheter or port.
Chemotherapy given by catheter or port into the spinal fluid is called intrathecal (IT) administration.
Catheters and ports also may be placed in the chest cavity, abdomen, bladder, or pelvis (intracavitary or IC catheter), depending on the location of the cancer to be treated.
After positioning the child, the technologist inserts an intravenous catheter to inject contrast material.
The insertion of an intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC) permits the determination of the strength of the contractions in millimeters of Hg, a measurement used for pressure.
He may decide first to gently suction the oropharynx-the area of the throat at the back of the mouth, with a soft catheter.
It involves washing out the ear canal with water from a commercial irrigator or a syringe with a catheter attached.
Blood flows from a needle inserted in an arm vein through a catheter (plastic tube) into a machine that separates the blood into its components by centrifugation (spinning).
The device is then passed through the catheter to the PDA.
The exact type and location of the fistula can be determined using a radiopaque catheter, which allows pictures to be taken of the esophagus.
When a physician suspects esophageal atresia after being presented with the typical symptoms, diagnosis usually begins with gently passing a catheter through the nose and into the esophagus.
Esophageal atresia is indicated if the catheter stops at the blind pouch, indicating that it has hit an obstruction.
If EA is present, the catheter will typically stop at 4 to 5 inches (10-12 cm) from the nostrils.
Mucus and saliva will also be continuously removed via a catheter.
The test involves taking a small sample of cells from the placenta with a needle through the abdominal wall or a small tube (catheter) through the cervix.
An intrathecal baclofen delivery system, surgically placed by a neurosurgeon, continuously releases prescribed amounts of baclofen in small doses directly into the spinal fluid via a small catheter and pump.
Deep puncture wounds should be flushed with a catheter and soapy water.
A foley catheter may not work as expected and may not cause dilation.
In an epidural a catheter is placed in the epidural space and "caine" drugs are dripped through the catheter.
Your contractions can be monitored internally by placing an intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC).
On the day of insemination, the sperm is injected into the uterus using a small catheter.
This involves using a long, thin catheter to insert sperm directly into the uterus.
The physician uses a catheter to move the embryos through the cervix and into the uterus for development.
Metal coil implants are carried in a catheter through the uterus and into the fallopian tubes, where they are placed.
Furthermore, the epidural catheter can be used for post-operative analgesia.
A procedure called a cardiac catheterization can then be performed during which a small thin tube (catheter) with a balloon tip, may be used to enlarge the opening between the two atria until surgery can be performed.