A tunneled catheter is a thin, flexible tube that’s placed in a vein over an extended period. You may need a tunneled catheter to regularly:
- Receive medicines, chemotherapy, nutrition, or fluids
- Obtain blood samples
Once you’ve finished treatment, you need to have the tunneled catheter removed. The interventional radiology experts at the University of Miami Health System are highly experienced in tunneled catheter removal.
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