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Phanton Port


Available in titanium and plastic, the Phantom Port is the perfect size and shape for the *Single Incision Peripheral Insertion (SIPI) V-A-P Placement Technique.


The stainless steel catheter connector pin can be replaced by a plastic/PEEK pin if a metal-free vascular access port is a requirement.



*Graham M. et. al. "A novel alternative placement site and technique for totally implantable vascular access ports in non-human primates." J. Med Primatol. 38(3):204-12. 2009.
  • Specifications
  • Advantages


PhantomPorts are available in titanium and plastic in 2 sizes.


The large models (LPH) are suitable for sheep, swine and large dogs

The small models (SPH) are suitable for cats, rabbits and primates


Material Plastic Plastic Titanium Titanium
Size l Large Small Large Small
Weight 3gm 1.75gm 6gm 3gm
Port Volume 0.30cc 0.10cc 0.30cc 0.10cc
Port Height 0.4"/1.0cm 0.36"/0.9cm 0.4"/1.0cm 0.36"/0.9cm
Septum 0.3"/0.8cm 0.2"/0.5cm 0.3"/0.8cm 0.2"/0.5cm
Footprint 2.6cm x 1.8cm 0.83cm x 0.53cm 2.6cm x 1.8cm 0.83cm x 0.53cm

Catheter Configuration:

Ports can be ordered with catheters that are preattached during manufacture or that are attachable/ attached during surgery

Catheter Material:

Silicone, Polyurethane, Intisil (round tip Silicone) or Hydrocoat (round tip Hydromer coated Polyurethane) catheter in French sizes 2-9.



titanium small phantom portFeatures & Benefits

- biocompatible tapered design

- easy port entry for SIPI Technique*

- low profile

- reduces incidence of skin necrosis

- ringed septum esy to palpate

- provides easy access during needle insertion



* SIPI - Single SIte Peripheral Insertion Technique

- local anesthesia

- avoids risks associated with general anesthesia

- minimally invasive procedure

- single incision site for both port and catheter

- no restraint needed when accessing

- provides easy in-home cage access

- improved animal well-being

- reduces experimental stress


* Telephone: +1-847-674-7131(USA) for a copy of the SIPI Technique


* email info@norfolkaccess.com for a copy of the SIPI Technique






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