While central ports are located at the chest, peripheral ports (PP) are inserted at the patients’ forearms. Two new PPs (Healthport miniMax® and Bard Titan Low Profile Port) and two well-established types (Port-A-Cath® P.A.S. Port and PeriPortTM peripheral access system) were tested. 125 patients were given the choice between PP and chest ports, and 100 of them chose PP. PP were inserted in patients suffering from gastrointestinal malignancies (n = 95), AIDS (n = 3) or Crohn’s disease (n = 2). T... »
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