Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare Professionals

Ans. ChemoPorts titanium implanted port with peritoneal catheter is a totally implantable access device designed to provide repeated access to the peritoneal cavity for the delivery of medications and other fluids.*

Ans. Being a totally implantable access device, ChemoPorts are designed in a way that one can access peritoneal cavity repeatedly to deliver medicines or other fluids.*

Ans. Flushing the port can be done monthly.*

Ans. Yes, ChemoPorts are available in small sizes to facilitate implantation on younger patients.*

Ans. Yes, ChemoPorts are MRI compatible.*

Ans. In vesicant or irritant chemotherapy, ChemoPorts are preferred.*

Ans. Bloodstream infection rates for ChemoPorts are lowest among all other VADs.1

Ans. In a random study, 92%of patients reported that post-port quality of life was improved.2

*Date on file.

  1. Maki DG, et al. (2006) The risk of bloodstream infection in adults with different intravascular devices: a systematic reviewof 200 published prospective studies. Mayo Clin Proc 81 (9): 1159-1171
  2. Chernecky C (2001) Satisfaction versus dissatisfaction with venous access devices in outpatient oncology: a pilot study. In: Oncology nursing forum