Wifebeater or Muscle Shirt? Power Port Inserted In Upper Chest

February 9, 2014 | By | Reply More

I’ve actually received several emails similar to this recently, where readers are in search of undershirts that work in conjunction with certain medial devices.

My husband has a power port inserted in his upper chest to be used for blood draws, chemo, scans w/contrast etc.

What kind of shirt can I get that the neckline will go lower enough to expose the port when he goes in for treatment?

– Jeanne

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From top to bottom: jT from Collected Threads, Nu-V Undershirt, Ribbed Tank Top

Wifebeater or Muscle Shirt?

heya jeanne,

thanks for stopping by my site and sending in your question!

if you’re looking for a lower neckline, i don’t think that muscle shirts would be a good option.

i think you’ll be better off with one of the following:

  1. wifebeater / tank top / a-shirt – these types of inner-shirts offer a “u” shaped collar and generally they have pretty big armholes. this would provide the possibility of access through the neck or armhole opening.
  2. scoop neck undershirt – these undershirts have a bigger neck opening, many cases bigger than a tank top, but designed with sleeves for underarm protection like traditional undershirts.
  3. nu-v low cut undershirt – a newer undershirt with a deeper, narrower “u” collar line. kinda a deep v-neck/tank top hybrid type of collar line

hope the information above helps! let me know what you decide to get for your husband and how it works out for him.

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