What is a Vascular Access Device (VAD)?

A VAD provides access to your veins for the delivery of I.V. medications, infusion therapy, and extracorporeal therapies like apheresis

Peripheral I.V. (PIV)

Common for short-term use, placed in lower arm

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCs)

External device placed in upper arm

Tunneled Central Venous Catheter (Chronic CVCs)

External device placed in chest

Implanted Ports

Implanted device placed under skin for repeated access

Your doctor will choose the device appropriate for your treatment needs.