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Chapter Listing

It's All About Ports - DEMO


Chapter 1: Description

Port VS. Other Central Venous Access Devices

So, what is an implanted venous port and how does it differ from other types of central venous access devices? That’s a good question. There are four types of central venous access devices: PICC, non-tunneled CVAD, tunneled CVAD, and implanted port. They all have certain characteristics in common and certain differences.

                              PICC                                          TRIPLE LUMEN SUBCLAVIAN (NON TUNNELED)


   DOUBLE LUMEN HICKMAN (TUNNELED)                                IMPLANTED PORT


Q: [Lumen] - Inside opening of a closed vessel or catheter [Image]
Q: [Port] - Place of entry [Image]
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