Port removal sample dictation
Procedure: Removal of [right] double lumen venous access port.
Technique: Informed consent was obtained. The patient was identified and placed in the supine position. The [right] side of the neck and chest was prepped and draped in the usual sterile fashion. 1% lidocaine with epinephrine local anesthesia was administered to the right chest wall. An incision was made and blunt dissection was performed. The Medi -Port and catheter were removed.
Wound closure was accomplished using interrupted 4-0 Vicryl subcuticular stitches, followed by a running 4-0 Vicryl subcuticular stitch and Dermabond . The wound was dressed. The patient tolerated the procedure well.
Dr. , the attending interventional radiologist, was present for the critical portions of the procedure and reviewed all images obtained.
Medications: Fentanyl [ ] mcg IV, versed [ ] mg IV
Uncomplicated removal a [right] internal jugular vein, double lumen venous access port.