Totally implantable technique

Harish, Harish
unpublished
Subcutaneous chemoport placement is a preferred long term venous access for cancer chemotherapy. These totally implantable devices are plastic or metallic We describe the percutaneous subclavian access and port placement. The procedure involves seldinger technique of vein access, followed by vessel dilator and introducer sheath adv into the sheath; tip placed at atrio Distal end of catheter is then appropriately cut, and fixed to the por fixed to the fascia underneath and the wound is sutured.
more » ... wound is sutured. Positioning and patency are checked during and at the end of procedure.
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