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Ultrasound: Guided Aspiration to Remove Fluid: About paracentesis and thoracentesis - 09/2021

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 belly.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2010
Revision Date
09/2021
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General Subject
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Therapeutic Procedures
Specific Subject/Keyword
Radiology
Ultrasound
Languages
English
Record ID
3757