peripherally inserted central catheter

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peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC),

tube inserted into the superior vena cava through a peripheral vein.

pe·riph·er·al·ly in·sert·ed cen·tral cath·e·ter

(PICC) (pĕr-if'ĕr-ăl-ē in-sĕr'tĕd sĕn'trăl kath'ĕ-tĕr)
Tube inserted into the superior vena cava through a peripheral vein.
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Pediatric peripherally inserted central catheters: complication rates related to catheter tip location.
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The nail was surgically removed, Gram stain and cultures were obtained, and a peripherally inserted central catheter line was placed intraoperatively.
A peripherally inserted central catheter was placed on day 3 of hospitalization to provide long-term outpatient intravenous antibiotic delivery.
This latest patent enhances HDC's patent position, market place value, as well as provides support for the standard in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter insertion using a stylet system for several years.
Sheffield teaching hospitals nhs foundation trust are looking for suppliers who are able to support the trust in treating our patients via the use of peripherally inserted central catheter (picc).
This financing will be used by the company for the submission of a 510(k) application for its lead product, the HydroPICC, a superior peripherally inserted central catheter.
Central venous catheters and peripherally inserted central catheter lines have significant mechanical, infectious, and thrombotic complications associated with placement and use.
Peripherally inserted central catheter is a thin, soft, flexible tube used to inject fluids or medications directly into a vein and or to draw blood samples for testing.
PERIPHERALLY Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) are inserted in patients who require long term treatment with irritant and vesicant drugs, medication with extremes of pH and osmolarity, cytotoxic drugs or parenteral nutrition and those with poor or limited venous access requiring treatment.
The company's Semprus BioSciences subsidiary has been issued CE certification from its notified body, the DEKRA Certification Group of the Netherlands, to market the company's Nylus peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) with Semprus Sustain technology in the European Union.