PICC-PORT: Valid indication to placement in patient with results of extensive skin burns of the neck and chest in oncology. The first case in the scientific literature

ConclusionIn Europe in recent years for the availability of the vascular device of small dimensions and materials increasingly compatible, the "PICC-PORT" is positioned in the veins of the arm with ultrasound-guidance without complications such as pneumothorax, arterial puncture, hematoma of the neck, Pinch-off syndrome, such as the clinical case presented with extensive scars on the chest and neck. Thoracic devices (chest port, tunnel venous catheter) are not indicated in thickened and inelastic skins, due to the high risk of dehiscence of the surgical wound.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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