Port-A-Cath

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Port-A-Cath

Nursing A proprietary indwelling device that provides long-term IV access for administering TPN, blood products, drugs, high-dose chemotherapy. See Total parenteral nutrition. Cf Hickman catheter.
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An arm port may be recommended by a clinician when chest port placement for the patient is not advised or the patient prefers the modesty of arm port access to receive their medications.
I improve flow by performing dialysis catheter insertions, chest ports and thoracentesis," he said.
The Invisiport is a microinvasive, patient-friendly alternative to traditional chest ports and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs).
The Invisiport offers a less invasive, patient-friendly alternative to traditional chest ports and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs).