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Descriptions of Catheter

Catheter: A flexible tube used to deliver fluids into or withdraw fluids from the body.
Source: National Institute of Health

Summary Information: Catheter

Catheter: A catheter is a hollow tube that is placed into a body cavity or blood vessel to introduce or remove fluids, monitor pressure and introduce surgical or monitoring instruments. Catheters are usually soft but can be made of more rigid plastics.

Types Of Catheter

These devices are types of the medical device Catheter:

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