Port Check

(Infusaport, Mediport)

This procedure is used to assess port function.

Procedure

  • You will lie on your back.
  • The skin over the site is cleaned.
  • Port is accessed, if needed, and a small amount of x-ray contrast will be given while pictures are taken.

Preparation

  • Bring a prescription from your doctor.
  • Bring a list of your current medications.
  • No interview is required for this procedure.
  • Patients over 60 years of age, who are diabetic or have renal disease, will need to have blood work (BUN, Creatinine) drawn within one week of procedure.
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