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Pediatric Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Line

A peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line is a thin and soft catheter that is inserted into a vein in the arm, leg or neck. The tip of the catheter is located in a large vein that carries blood into the heart.  A PICC line is used for long-term intravenous (IV) medications or nutrition, or for blood draws.

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Interventional Radiology

Children’s National interventional radiologists perform a full range of minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to both diagnose and treat disease in infants, children, and adolescents.