catheterization

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n catheterization the operation of introducing a catheter into the body
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Catheterization (Med) The operation of introducing a catheter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n catheterization The passing of a catheter through or into a canal or cavity.
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Usage

In literature:

The patient was unable to urinate, and it was necessary to resort to catheterization.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
I was catheterized, but I didn't know it until urgent necessity made the discovery for me.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
Urethral fistula, stricture, and catheterism.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Occasionally, too, the patient may even in a deep stupor retain urine so long that catheterization is necessary.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
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In news:

Traditional heart catheterization through a vein in the neck can take 20 minutes or longer.
Develop written guidelines for urinary catheterization , include indications for indwelling urinary catheterization , and ensure that catheter placement is limited to patients who meet indications.
Cardiac catheterization services in Williamsburg, Gloucester, Tappahannock and the Eastern Shore.
Infraredx and Philips Announce Collaboration to Develop a New Standard of Catheterization Lab Integration for True Vessel Characterization.
Infraredx and Philips Announce Collaboration to Develop a New Standard of Catheterization Lab Integration for True Vessel Characterization .
And the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit -- are testing an informed-consent process for patients undergoing nonemergent cardiac catheterization and potential angioplasty.
Your spouse is in the emergency room at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge because of chest pain, and the doctor who examined him or her has ordered several tests, including a procedure called a heart catheterization.
Due to the larger size of previously available pediatric TEE transducers , small babies have been impossible to image during critical cardiac catheterization or surgical procedures.
The public is invited to tour the cardiac catheterization lab Oct 12 beginning at 10 am on the ground floor.
Courtesy MidMichigan Health MidMichigan Medical Center- Clare is renovating a part of the facility to add a cardiac catheterization lab.
CLARE , MI – A new cardiac catheterization lab is coming to Clare .
Data showed a positive strategy to prevent contrast -induced nephropathy in patients with renal impairment undergoing interventional catheterization procedures.
To assist interventionalists with organizing, securing and loading interventional tools during catheterization procedures, Vascular Solutions offers the Angio Assist Docking Station and Teirstein Edge Device Organizer.
Data showed a positive strategy to prevent contrast- induced nephropathy in patients with renal impairment undergoing interventional catheterization procedures.
Alert the Catheterization Laboratory .
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