Inserción y mantenimiento de PICC en radiología vascular intervencionista

  1. Martínez González, María Teresa 1
  2. Núñez Garnés, Eva María 1
  3. Pastor Suárez, Julio 1
  4. Varela Robla, María 1
  5. Cordero Carnicero, Patricia 1
  6. Fernández García, Daniel 2
  1. 1 Radiología Vascular Intervencionista, CAULE
  2. 2 Universidad de León (España)
Tiempos de enfermería y salud = Nursing and health times

ISSN: 2530-4453

Ano de publicación: 2022

Número: 12

Páxinas: 8-14

Tipo: Artigo

Outras publicacións en: Tiempos de enfermería y salud = Nursing and health times


A PICC (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter) is a peripherally inserted central catheter consisting of a long, flexible, thin of silicone or polyurethane tube that is placed through the veins of the arm (basilic/cephalic), above the ante-ulnar fossa. In this article we describe the procedure for insertion of a PICC in an Interventional Vascular Radiology Unit using an ultrasound-guided technique and radiological verification. The procedure described includes the indications, material and human resources required, the description of the technique as well as the care associated with the procedure and maintenance of the PICCs.

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