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]