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Port Flush
Physicians in our area (Southern Oregon) are telling patients that their ports can go 3 months between flushes. Has anyone else experienced this issue?
This has been the
This has been the recommendation for one of the brands of implanted ports that have an integral valve, although I am not sure if they still have the same instructions for use. I would recommend you learn the specific brand of this port, if possible, and then locate the specific instructions for that brand. If it is a port that does not contain this valve, there is not published evidence, that I know of, evaluating the safety of flushing every 3 months. Lynn

Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, BC, CRNI

Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.

126 Main Street, PO Box 10

Milner, GA 30257


Office Phone 770-358-7861

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