Port-a-Cath (Implanted Vascular Access Device)
Publication/Creation DateApril 2 2013
DescriptionThe Port-a-Cath is a vascular access device for persons with chronic illnesses allowing medication to be given directly dispensed into a central vein without the continuous injection of painful and uncomfortable needles. However, the port must remain clean and dry to ensure effectiveness.
Date archivedFebruary 27 2015
Last editedOctober 4 2017