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Descriptor English: Catheterization
Descriptor Spanish: Cateterismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Cateterismo
Descriptor French: Cathétérisme
Entry term(s): Cannulation
Cannulations
Catheterizations
Tree number(s): E02.148
E05.157
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002404
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Entry Version: CATH
Related: Catheters, Indwelling MeSH
Venous Cutdown MeSH
DeCS ID: 23183
Unique ID: D002404
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Catheterization - Preferred
Concept UI M0003662
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Catheterization
Entry term(s) Catheterizations
Cannulation - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0003665
Preferred term Cannulation
Entry term(s) Cannulations



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