Hi there! My name is Deborah I lives in Birmingham, Al. I completed my chemo in Nov,2013. Port was just removed 2 weeks ago, I had been complaining to some of the girls in my office of the sharp pain I was feeling in my chest, but had no clue, this device was floating around inside of me. Radiologist said it could have punctured my lungs, however after my Dr. removed it he realized what he took out was not all of it. He then sent me over to the hospital to see the radiologist. They asked me to return the next day to evaluate. A portion of the cath had broken off and lodged itself in the sinus coronary cavity. I was told if he could not remove it I would have to have heart surgery. The radiologist stated this was an unusual place for it to lodge itself, so he went through my neck to remove it. It took him 1 1/2. So please keep me posted.View Thread
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