Appropriate picc line size for adult patients
Clinically-indicated replacement versus routine replacement of peripheral venous catheters. Ultrasound can be used to help guide cannulation. For example, complications such as pneumothorax, hemothorax, and uncontrolled bleeding are comparatively less likely to occur during PICC insertions Hatakeyama et al. Catheters and ports in cancer treatment. Overview A peripherally inserted central catheter PICCalso called a PICC line, is a long, thin tube that's inserted through a vein in your arm and passed through to the larger veins near your heart. The epidemiology of peripheral vein infusion thrombophlebitis: a critical review.