This gentleman presented to the ED today with chest wall pain anterior L sided. Pertinent history included a PORT placement 1 week ago. Here’s his Chest Xray:
This is an example of a normal PORT (portacath) placement. With a recent PORT placement, what complications can occur and specifically which problems are we looking for when we order a chest Xray?
To be continued later…
Comments are appreciated if appropriate!
Author: Russell Jones, M.D.