Play catheter tarimas /ˈkaθətə/
Paaiškinimas anglų kalba
- a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
- a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities
- Use or insertion of a tubular device into a duct, blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity for injecting or withdrawing fluids for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It differs from INTUBATION in that the tube here is used to restore or maintain patency in obstructions.