Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)
A peripherally inserted central catheter or “PICC” is a thin, soft, flexible tube — an intravenous (IV) line. Treatments, such as IV medications, can be given though a PICC. Blood for laboratory tests can also be withdrawn from a PICC.
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Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 07/30/2015.
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