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.
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.
Implantable ports are also termed as portcaths, subcutaneous ports, or chest port.
Contract award notice: Delivery of medical devices - implantable subcutaneous ports for permanent intravenous access and prolonged infusions, Venous access systems and filters for defatting of blood products for the needs of umhat alexandrovska ead (bulgaria-sofia: Medical consumables)
Complications of indwelling venous access lines in the pediatric hematology patient: a prospective comparison of external venous catheters and subcutaneous ports. Am J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 1991; 13: 130-6.
Subcutaneous ports and cuffed tunnelled CVCs are much more complicated to insert, requiring a vascular surgeon.
Implanted subcutaneous ports were used in seven children, and five had permanent central venous catheters.

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