Permacath, PermCath, Perma-Cath
Posted By: ss on 2007-10-06
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Subject: Permacath, PermCath, Perma-Cath
This word drives me BONKERS. Can anyone straighten me out as to which one to use. The doc is definitely saying permacath with the A sound. Doing an IJ tunneled Permacath or Perma-Cath???? for renal failure.
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PermCath, permacath and Perma-Cath,
Subject: PermCath, permacath and Perma-Cath,
Okay, this one gets me too, however, the manufacture I found is listed as Quinton and they make a hemodialysis catheter called PermCath. I also saw this notation at an Oxford Medical College website referenced. I use PermCath.
It is PermCath, no such thing as Permacath or Perma-Cath.
Subject: It is PermCath, no such thing as Permacath or Perma-Cath.
Permcath, permacath, perm-cath? which one? thanks. nm
Subject: Permcath, permacath, perm-cath? which one? thanks. nm
She has a Permacath in her right femoral vein.
How is permacath to be written? PermaCath, Perma-Cath, Permacath? And also should it be capitalized?
I gave him Permacath, but still if anyone
Subject: I gave him Permacath, but still if anyone
out there can clear this up, I would greatly appreciate it. I have used Permacath and PermCath on many occasions and not sure which is right anymore.
Whis is correct?: Port-A-Cath, port-a-cath or portacath
Subject: Whis is correct?: Port-A-Cath, port-a-cath or portacath
I've always used PermCath
Subject: I've always used PermCath
If I'm not mistaken, I think I had looked up Permacath on the internet and it didn't come up. A few of the doctors I transcribe for say Permacath, but I always change it.
ChemPort and PermCath--is this right?
Subject: ChemPort and PermCath--is this right?
I cannot get the hang of things like ChemPort and PermaCath or PermCath or the like. My eyesight is going because I've been squinting for 20 minutes trying to find either of these in my black surgical word book with no luck. If anyone knows what these are or a reliable website to find out, please let me know. I guess I should have sprung for the more expensive book with bigger print...
Removal of PermCath
Subject: Removal of PermCath
We made an incision over the cuff. It was brought down through skin and subcutaneous tissue and the cuff was dissected free. With the patient in Trendelenburg, the catheter was removed from the (partable? but not portable) sheath.
I found PermCath in Stedman's and also
Subject: I found PermCath in Stedman's and also
Stedman's has PermCath dual-lumen
Subject: Stedman's has PermCath dual-lumen
Only PermCath is in Stedman's Medical and Surgical Equipment Words. nm
Subject: Only PermCath is in Stedman's Medical and Surgical Equipment Words. nm
From 11/26 posting "Stedman's has PermCath dual-lumen hemodialysis catheter. "
Subject: From 11/26 posting "Stedman's has PermCath dual-lumen hemodialysis catheter. "
if he used a scalpel to make a stab incision it would make sense to me and then he would place the suprapubic cath.
Shani catheter aka KR4H
VasCath, Vas-Cath or Vas Cath
Anyone know? :)
Heart Cath... sm
Subject: Heart Cath... sm
Catheterization complete at this point which revealed normal coronary arteries with LV systolic function normal and an injection s/l *pression* of 65%.
Could be pressure, but not sure if that is appropriate...
Thanks in advance.
Subject: Cardiac cath.
born with _______ double-outlet right ventricle
Sounds like SBN.
I type it fem cath. nm
Subject: I type it fem cath. nm
cardiac cath ?
Subject: cardiac cath ?
The patient has undergone cardiac catheterization, which revealed multi-vessel disease. She has a totally __________ s/l pitted RCA, which is well collateralized from the left ____ s/l systa.
You doing a heart cath or something else? Just might be
Subject: You doing a heart cath or something else? Just might be
left subclavian s/l Vacsill Port-a-Cath
doing a cardiac cath and says
Subject: doing a cardiac cath and says
shows an essentially patent stent in the RCA, patent s/l brightness??? intermedious??? but with persistent restenosis.
Insertion of Power Port-a-Cath via the left subclavian vein using C-arm imaging.
Should Power be capitalized or not? Cant tell if that is part of the cath name or what?
Subject: Tesio Cath
No, it's Port-A-Cath
Subject: No, it's Port-A-Cath
I think I have it "Poly-Cath"
Subject: I think I have it "Poly-Cath"
on cardiac cath
Subject: on cardiac cath
Luge 0.014 wire ?? thanks!
Heath cath question. SM.
Subject: Heath cath question. SM.
Continuation of the circumflex demonstrated 80-90% narrowing within the s/l "teratorian" distribution of what would be the PDA. Any ideas?
Cath is slang and I thought the BOS said not to use
Subject: Cath is slang and I thought the BOS said not to use
aortogram cath see text
Subject: aortogram cath see text
During (Seldinger technique)approach to the infrarenal aorta..."to get full approach for the "UnaFlush or UniFlush" catheter. At first I tried to hear "Omniflush" but at the end of the report, it sounded much more like "UnaFlush or UniFlush." Any clues?
Coronary cath: I know they use JL-1 caths, etc.
Subject: Coronary cath: I know they use JL-1 caths, etc.
but would they ever use AL-1 and AL-2?
prob has something to do with sending it thru like an IV, or Cath or
Subject: prob has something to do with sending it thru like an IV, or Cath or
something. do have you any more info on the patient?
heart cath wire
Subject: heart cath wire
wire is 0.01 fourths of an inch in size.
0.01/4-inch? 0.01 fourths of an inch? 0.01/4 of an inch?
on the card cath would they say underwent
Subject: on the card cath would they say underwent
s/l bare metal stent place in the left s/l pantrudus descending artery. Then no s/l LV ground? was done today.
I'm sorry, never typed one of these before
A cardiac cath is usually performed
Subject: A cardiac cath is usually performed
through the femoral artery that runs past the knees.
during cath says S/L LPLS? of circumflex
Subject: during cath says S/L LPLS? of circumflex
Cardiac Cath results
Subject: Cardiac Cath results
My doc is quite a mumbler. He's a PCP talking about his patient's cath outcome. "This showed that the right coronary artery had mild, midluminal irregularities s/l from the small and nondominant. The left main was normal. Does this sound right? I can never hear his connecting words: from, to, at, near, if, of, or ....Thanks for any help. I do appreciate it.
Sounds like 'INO cath'
Subject: Sounds like 'INO cath'
Dictator states, "patient will go home with an 'INO cath'. Neurology prefers this as opposed to an indwelling catheter".
I cannot reference 'INO cath'. Please help.
cardiac cath help s/l cudding boo-d
Subject: cardiac cath help s/l cudding boo-d
doc is racing through this so i might be off on the pronunciation a bit as everything is slurred. this is listed under primary procedure...
Left heart catheterization s/l cudding boo-d to the LAD and a Taxus into the LAD.
cardiac cath question
Subject: cardiac cath question
sentence: I stented the left main with a 4x16 -libra port tay-
What is the -L- word?
Cardiac cath gradient
Subject: Cardiac cath gradient
Patient had a right heart cath done with a normal " A to VO2 gradient" is that correct or would it be A2VO2, or maybe I'm just hearing it wrong completely?
cardiac cath question
Subject: cardiac cath question
Dictator says, "We then advanced a 3-French pigtail catheter into the ascending aorta over a 0.018-inch TERUMA wire."
Any ideas on what the "teruma" wire is. I'm guessing it's a surgical brand, but I can't find anything close.
His region on a cath? short msg
Subject: His region on a cath? short msg
Pt. has atrial fib. My book doesn't show His "region," but I hear that. It seems as if every, single one of these cath lab reports are totally different. That's the problem to date. Thanks!
s/l "Zersy" stent for cath nm
Subject: s/l "Zersy" stent for cath nm
If you check Stedman's, it is Vas-Cath.
Subject: If you check Stedman's, it is Vas-Cath.
Stedman's also has Port-A-Cath.
Subject: Stedman's also has Port-A-Cath.
Excuse me. Heart cath question.
Subject: Excuse me. Heart cath question.
s/l timmy needle for a cardiac cath? Any help? Thanks!
Subject: s/l timmy needle for a cardiac cath? Any help? Thanks!
S/l tack catheter (Port-A-Cath)..
Subject: S/l tack catheter (Port-A-Cath)..
MD says: The s/l tack catheter was then tunneled.
Also says: Catheter was sutured using a Witzel tunnel suture to prevent rotation s/l of ovulus.
Any ideas? Thanks.