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TUNNELED CATHETER [1 record]

Record 1 1999-12-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Medical Instruments and Devices
  • Injections, Tubing and Transfusions (Medicine)
DEF

Catheter designed to have a portion lie within a subcutaneous passage before exiting the body ... Inserted through a subcutaneous tunnel, [tunneled catheters] are often referred to as indwelling catheters, tunneled central venous catheters, right atrial catheters.

CONT

There are several varieties of CVCs [central venous catheters] which can be categorized as tunneled ... non-tunneled ... or subcutaneously implanted.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments et appareillages médicaux
  • Injections, tubages et transfusions (Médecine)
CONT

Cette étude a été faite de février à août sur tous les types de cathéters (KT) centraux ou subcentraux posés pendant cette période : brachiaux, sous-claviers, jugulaires internes tunnellisés (le plus grand nombre). (Relevé dans Soins, Nos 457/458 - Juillet 1985, page 63)

CONT

De nombreux types de cathéters centraux sont disponibles, qu'il s'agisse de cathéters mono- ou bi-lumières, tunnellisables ou non, à émergence cutanée ou totalement implantés.

OBS

[La tunnellisation] consiste à faire parcourir au cathéter, avant sa pénétration intravasculaire, un trajet sous-cutané d'une dizaine de centimètres [...]

Spanish

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