Tag: chest port

Implantable subcutaneous chest ports are used in maintaining long-term central venous access. The use of these ports is common in a number of clinical settings, including but not limited to the receipt of chemotherapeutic agents, long-term antibiotics and immunosuppressants. There is concern, however, that neutropenia puts individuals at higher...
Assessment of Trends in Transplantation of Liver Grafts From Older Donors and Outcomes in Recipients of Liver Grafts From Older Donors, 2003-2016 With an ever-increasing aging general population, older adults have the potential to contribute to an expansion of the donor pool. Organs from older donors are typically underused, despite...