subcutaneous port

subcutaneous port

Nursing A tube inserted in a blood vessel and attached to a disk placed under the skin, to administer IV fluids/drugs and sample blood
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Choline-positron emission tomography-computed tomography image of subcutaneous port site metastasis of prostatic adenocarcinoma in the left flank.
Recent patient feedback alerted the nursing team in radiology at Hawkes Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) of the need to be mindful of the patient's reality when admitting them to radiology for subcutaneous port implantation.
The outlet of the pouch is adjusted by controlling the lumen of the band through an inflatable reservoir accessed via a subcutaneous port.
Like Fixed vertical banding, the adjustable version restricts the gastric reservoir, but the balloon-like band can be accessed via a subcutaneous port to allow for changes in the level of restriction.
Physical examination revealed a subcutaneous port in her right anterior chest, which showed no signs of infection; well-healed bilateral mastectomy scars; and a grade II/VI systolic heart murmur.
One subcutaneous port was changed after 5-1/2 years of noncomplicated use for 2400 administrations.
Like fixed vertical banding, the adjustable version restricts the gastric reservoir, but the balloonlike band can be accessed via a subcutaneous port to allow for changes in the level of restriction.
Contract notice: Delivery of subcutaneous ports for intravenous administration of drugs and medical devices disposable renal replacement treatments, pn 23/14/mj.
Complications of indwelling venous access lines in the pediatric hematology patient: a prospective comparison of external venous catheters and subcutaneous ports.
Subcutaneous ports and cuffed tunnelled CVCs are much more complicated to insert, requiring a vascular surgeon.
Huber needles are used to access surgically implanted, subcutaneous ports for vascular access on a repeated basis over an extended period of time.

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