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Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement

Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement

Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement: Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement involves inserting a needle into the basilic or cephalic vein of the arm and advancing a catheter (tube) to deliver medicine or withdraw blood without multiple needle sticks.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement:

  • Delivery of chemotherapeutic medicine
  • Long-term intravenous pain medication
  • Long-term intravenous antibiotics
  • Frequent blood draws
  • Dialysis
  • Long-term intravenous nutrition

Anesthetic Requirements for Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement may include:

Procedure Complications: Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement

Possible surgical complications of Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement may include:

Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement: None.

Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement) include:

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