WHAT IS IT?
- Port or a Port-a-cath are the same thing, although there are different varieties depending on the planned use of the port.
- A Port is an implantable subcutaneous device that enables reliable and convenient access to a patient’s veins.
- There are many different brands, but they all serve a similar purpose.
- They can be used for chemotherapy, blood draws, and even pheresis with specially designed ports.