implanted infusion port

implanted infusion port

a self-sealing silicone septum encased in a metal or plastic case with an attached silicone catheter that is threaded intravenously. It is implanted subcutaneously and used for long-term venous access for infusion of medications, parenteral nutrition, or IV solutions.
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Examination of frozen sections of the transurethral biopsies of the lesion did not yield a conclusive diagnosis; therefore, an implanted infusion port was placed.
Malignancy could not be conclusively ruled out on examination of the frozen sections of transurethral biopsy specimens of the bladder lesions, so an implanted infusion port was placed.