Implanted Ports (for Parents) – Nemours KidsHealth


What Are Implanted Ports?

An implanted port is a sort of central
line
. A central line (also identified as a central venous catheter)
is like an intravenous (IV) line.
But it is much lengthier than a normal IV and goes all the way up to a vein close to the
coronary heart or just within the coronary heart.

A patient can get medication, fluids, blood, or nourishment through a central line.
It also can be made use of to attract blood.

How Does an Implanted Port

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