Peripherally inserted central catheter - insertion

PICC - insertion

A peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) is a long, thin tube that goes into your body through a vein in your upper arm. The end of this catheter goes into a large vein near your heart. Your health care provider has determined that you need a PICC. The information below tells you what to expect when the PICC is inserted.

What is a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)?

How is a PICC Inserted?

After the Catheter is Placed

Other Care

When to Contact a Medical Professional