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Angiography: Chest port: What to expect when you have a port-a-cath - 10/2017
Angiography: Chest port: What to expect when you have a port-a-cath
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This handout explains what a chest port is and what to expect when you have this type of catheter. Detailed instructions are included for preparing for the procedure, and for self-care at home afterward. The handout includes images of the chest port and how it is placed and used.
University of Washington Medical Center
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