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DOUBLE LUMEN MEDIPORT HORIZON MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. Reports 1998-2010
Medical Device Brand Name: VASCULAR ACCESS PORT MEDIPORT - DOUBLE LUMEN - VTX
Medical Device Generic Name: DOUBLE LUMEN MEDIPORT
Medical Device Manufacturer Name:HORIZON MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC.


DOUBLE LUMEN MEDIPORT HORIZON MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. Report # 530786
A MEDIPORT WAS PLACED IN RIGHT INTERNAL JUGULAR VEIN WITH ULTRASOUND GUIDANCE WITH LOCAL ANESTHESIA AND CONSCIOUS SEDATION. THERE WERE NO IMMEDIATE COMPLICATIONS. ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS OF ANCEF WAS GIVEN INTRAVENOUS. AT APPROX TWO HOURS LATER, THE TRICEPS AREA WAS WARM AND PAINFUL, WITH INDURATED LESIONS. 12 HOURS LATER, THE PT DEVELOPED SHAKING CHILLS AND SEVERE INFECTION THROUGHOUT THE CHEST WALL. THE NEXT DAY THE MEDIPORT SITE - ERYTHEMA SPREAD PAST MIDLINE, TENDER, WARM, EDEMA, WITH SOME BLEEDING AT THE SITE. MEDIPORT REMOVED.


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