Implantable catheter ports are percutaneous access devices entirely subcutaneous. The implantable catheter ports main indication is the administration of chemotherapy medications by intra-venous, intra-arterial, intra-peritoneal or epidural ways. Are also used for the injection of blood products or for blood sampling, parenteral nutrition, pain treatments, and the filling of gastric band or intragastric prosthesis (obesity treatment).
Titanium built container (or body polymere) combining resistance, lightness, biocompatibility and inertia to therapeutic products. NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) and X-RAY compatible.
Silicone or polyurethane catheter.