Definition of cannulate in English:

cannulate

Syllabification: can·nu·late
Pronunciation: /ˈkanyəˌlāt
 
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verb

[with object] Surgery
  • Introduce a cannula or thin tube into (a vein or body cavity).
    More example sentences
    • After anesthesia with pentobarbital sodium (70 mg/kg, intraperitoneal), each animal's trachea, carotid artery, and jugular vein were cannulated.
    • The hepatic vein is cannulated and a tract created through the liver parenchyma from the hepatic to the portal vein, with a needle under ultrasonographic and fluoroscopic guidance.
    • The left lower forelimb vein was cannulated for intravenous administration of anesthesia and pancuronium bromide.

Derivatives

cannulation

Pronunciation: /ˌkanyəˈlāSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • After the cannulation sites are prepared, the surgeon proceeds with aortic cannulation and venous cannulation.
  • If calcium is identified in the aorta, the surgeon can alter his or her approach to cannulation and proximal graft sites by cannulating in a noncalcified area, cannulating in the femoral vessels, or grafting to the left subclavian artery.
  • Critically ill patients and patients undergoing major surgery, such as cardiovascular or neurosurgical procedures, often require arterial cannulation.

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