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Contact: Ken Kingery
Duke University

Catheter (3 of 3)

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Caption: This prototype catheter has been rinsed for 20 seconds without removing the biofilm. Pressurizing the inflation channel with water deforms the main channel, dislodging the white biofilm which is then flushed from the channel by the regular flow.

Credit: Duke University

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