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Double Lumen Ports

alwaystall
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Joined: Apr 2007

I am scheduled to have a double lumen port. Anyone have experience with 2 versus 1? Any problems or suggestions?

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Monicaemilia
Posts: 455
Joined: Nov 2006

Hi: I'm sorry, I know absolutely nothing about double ports, but I am curious as to why they are suggesting one. It sounds like a good idea for people whose veins are shot. Monica

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vinny3
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Joined: Jun 2006

I don't know much about them but would expect the procedure would be the same as for the single lumen port. The portal for it may be just a little largeror double-headed.

Dick

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