Recent Examples of catheterization from the Web
He was rushed into the cardiac catheterization lab, where the doctors found blockages, and from there into surgery for an open-heart triple bypass procedure the same day.
The hope is that those first responders can more quickly identify larger clots that may require catheterization.
Radial access for catheterization has moved much more quickly in Europe, China and other parts of Asia.
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First Known Use of catheterization
Medical Definition of catheterization
: the use of or insertion of a catheter (as in or into the bladder, trachea, or heart)
catheterise\ˈkath-ət-ə-ˌrīz, ˈkath-tə-\play transitive verb
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Britannica English: Translation of catheterization for Arabic speakers
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