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Ultrasound: Guided aspiration to remove fluid: About paracentesis and thoracentesis

Ultrasound: Guided aspiration to remove fluid: About paracentesis and thoracentesis
Abstract

This handout explains ultrasound-guided thoracentesis and paracentesis. These procedures use sound waves to guide a needle to remove fluid from the chest or abdomen.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2010
Revision Date
08/2015
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General Subject
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Therapeutic Procedures
Specific Subject/Keyword
Ultrasound
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3757