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central venous access device (CVAD)

A type of thin plastic tube inserted into a vein. The CVAD gives access to a vein so blood or chemotherapy can be given, and blood can be taken. Types of CVADs include central lines, Hickman lines, peripherally inserted central

central line

A type of central venous access device used to give direct access to a vein in the chest or neck.

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peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)

A type of central venous access device that is inserted into a vein in the arm….

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Hickman line

A type of central venous access device inserted into a vein in the chest.

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