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Chemotherapy/Cancer Patient Port Helpline

If you or a loved one suffered injuries from a port catheter implanted
under the skin, you may qualify for financial compensation.

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About Bard PowerPort Catheters

The Bard PowerPort is a device implanted under the skin to allow access to the vascular system.
This injectable port gives easier access to veins where various intravenous treatments and
medications are administered. The device is implanted under the skin on either the chest or arm
where the catheter can access one of the large central veins that take blood to your heart.

The Bard PowerPort was FDA-approved in 2000; specifically for use in treatments requiring IV access.


The Bard PowerPort began being implanted in the early 2000s for the following cancers: 



  • Breast Cancer

  • Lung Cancer

  • Stomach Cancer

  • Pancreatic Cancer

  • Liver Cancer

  • Esophageal Cancer

  • Gallbladder Cancer

  • Colon Cancer

  • Leukemia

  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Multiple myeloma

  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)


Complications from the Bard PowerPort

In recent years, there has been an alarming increase in the number of reported Bard PowerPort
catheter migration, infections and fractures. Complications include:


  •  Infections

  • Sepsis or Septic Shock

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

  • Hemorrhaging or Bleeding Injuries

  • Fluid buildup on the heart

  • Irregular Heartbeat

  • Severe and persistent pain

  • Perforations of tissues, vessels and organs

  • Wrongful death

About the Lawsuit

If you or a loved on had a Bard PowerPort implanted that subsequently migrated, cracked or fractured, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation. Fill out the form above to find out.

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