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Can i get picc line on my arm for chemo? Breast cancer on left side. Had a massequetomy of both breast, lymp node doctor removed 2l and 3r. Thank you

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Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine
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In brief: Port

You would be better served by a chest port.
Even with bilateral mastectomy when placed via the jugular vein and not the subclavian vein the port will work great without complications like arm swelling that could develop with arm or subclavian access.

In brief: Port

You would be better served by a chest port.
Even with bilateral mastectomy when placed via the jugular vein and not the subclavian vein the port will work great without complications like arm swelling that could develop with arm or subclavian access.
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably ok

Depends on what treatments are planned & maybe how long the treatments will be.
Sometimes an implanted port is placed under the skin for intravenous medications. Your doctor can help you & knows what is best for your specific situation.

In brief: Probably ok

Depends on what treatments are planned & maybe how long the treatments will be.
Sometimes an implanted port is placed under the skin for intravenous medications. Your doctor can help you & knows what is best for your specific situation.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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