catheterization catheterization

Definition(s):

  • (n) the operation of introducing a catheter into the body

Usage(s):

  1. Unlike catheterization, it doesn't yet produce clear enough pictures of some of the smaller arteries of the heart.
  2. Supporters of the death penalty say the rash of new objections is not really about the minutiae of dosage or correct catheterization.
  3. The specialists decided that there was at least no immediate necessity of prostatectomy, relieved him by catheterization, advised him to abstain from many papal obligations.

News

  1. State Announces 'Secondary Case' In Hepatitis C Outbreak

    State public health officials say another person has tested positive for Hepatitis C stemming from last year’s outbreak at Exeter Hospital.  That brings the total number to 33. A former hospital employee was arrested last July in connection with the spread of the virus inside the cardiac catheterization lab. Prosecutors say David Kwiatkowski reused syringes on patients after injecting himself ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Public Radio

  2. International Recognition for the Wirion(R) EPD From Allium Medical Solutions

    Two Successful Catheterization Live Cases Using the Company's Unique Filter Broadcasted From the EuroPCR, the Main Annual European Conference for Cardiovascular Interventions in Paris
    on June 6, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "In order to make sure that everything is normal, we did a catheterization and not ballooning," al-Bashir told The Associated Press.
    on May 1, 2008 By: Omar al-Bashir Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Theoretically, if you're putting through an extra 500 people per year through a catheterization laboratory then there's going to be a percentage of those people who need cardiac surgery," Murphy said.
    on Jan 9, 2009 By: Mike Murphy Source: Bugle-Observer

  3. "We have here in Peterborough a heart catheterization lab, which is a diagnostic tool to determine what is wrong with one's heart. So they can make the diagnosis in Peterborough, but they can't take the next step, which is the surgical procedure to...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Jeff Leal Source: Peterborough Examiner

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