port-a-cath

An implanted device through which blood may be withdrawn and drugs may be infused without repeated needle sticks. Also called a port.

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  • Port-a-Cath — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Port a Cath® es un catéter que se introduce bajo la piel en el tórax del paciente con un tubo que va a una vena central. Se implanta habitualmente en la vena subclavia, aunque existen algunos artículos publicados de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Port-a-cath — Cathéter à chambre implantable Un cathéter à chambre implantable (ou Port a Cath®) est un dispositif permettant une voie veineuse centrale permanente pour les traitements injectables ambulatoires à longue durée comme la chimiothérapie. La chambre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Port a cath — Cathéter à chambre implantable Un cathéter à chambre implantable (ou Port a Cath®) est un dispositif permettant une voie veineuse centrale permanente pour les traitements injectables ambulatoires à longue durée comme la chimiothérapie. La chambre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Port-a-Cath — A long term central venous catheter with subcutaneous port(s). [brand name] …   Medical dictionary

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  • port — An implanted device through which blood may be withdrawn and drugs may be infused without repeated needle sticks. Also called a port a cath …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Subcutaneous port — A subcutaneous port is a tube surgically placed into a blood vessel and attached to a disk placed under the skin. It is used for the administration of intravenous fluids and drugs; it can also be used to obtain blood samples.ee also* Port a Cath… …   Wikipedia

  • Cathéter à chambre implantable — Un cathéter à chambre implantable (ou Port a Cath®) est un dispositif permettant une voie veineuse centrale permanente pour les traitements injectables ambulatoires à longue durée comme la chimiothérapie. La chambre est palpable sous la peau près …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Intravenous therapy — or IV therapy is the giving of liquid substances directly into a vein. It can be intermittent or continuous; continuous administration is called an intravenous drip. The word intravenous simply means within a vein , but is most commonly used to… …   Wikipedia

  • Haemophilia A — (also spelled Hemophilia A or Hæmophilia A) is a blood clotting disorder caused by a mutation of the factor VIII gene, leading to a deficiency in Factor VIII. It is the most common hemophilia. Inheritance is X linked recessive; hence, males are… …   Wikipedia

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