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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….

central venous access device (CVAD)

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 catheters and port-a-caths….

radiologically inserted gastrostomy (RIG) tube

A feeding tube inserted directly into the stomach through the abdomen using x-rays or other scans. A radiologist does the procedure….

central line

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


A hollow, flexible tube through which fluids can be passed into the body or drained from it.

central nervous system

The brain and spinal cord.

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