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Angiography: Chest port: What to expect when you have a port-a-cath

Angiography: Chest port: What to expect when you have a port-a-cath
Abstract

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.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2012
Revision Date
10/2017
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General Subject
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject/Keyword
Catheterization
Intravenous Therapy
Languages
English
Record ID
3957