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Can You Get A Hickman Catheter Put In Just Using A Local Anesethia?

Can You Get A Hickman Catheter Put In Just Using A Local Anesethia?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I had a Hickman Cather inserted and was given a twilight sleep anesthesia and lidocaine. When they removed it several month later it was done under just a local.

posted 11 months ago
A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Pamn, I haven’t heard of them doing that. It is surgery! I think you would want to be out for that. It is a sterile lumen catheter that is placed into a large central vein or jugular. Love, Marcia 🌸

edited, originally posted 12 months ago
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