Radiologic placement of implantable chest ports in pediatric patients.

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OBJECTIVE We evaluated the technical success and complications associated with radiologic placement of implantable chest ports in children for long-term central venous access. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between May 1, 1996 and January 11, 2000, 29 chest ports were placed in 28 children (15 girls, 13 boys; age range, 2-17 years; mean, 11.7 years). The patient's… (More)

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