Swan-Ganz catheter

noun
\ ˈswän-ˈganz- How to pronounce Swan-Ganz catheter (audio) \

Medical Definition of Swan-Ganz catheter

: a soft catheter with an expandable balloon tip that is used for measuring blood pressure in the pulmonary artery

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“Swan-Ganz catheter.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Swan-Ganz%20catheter. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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