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Descriptor in English: Paracentesis
Descriptor in Spanish: Paracentesis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Paracentese
Descriptor in French: Paracentèse
Entry term(s): Aspiration and Puncture
Centeses
Centesis
Culdocenteses
Culdocentesis
Drainage and Puncture
Paracenteses
Puncture and Aspiration
Puncture and Drainage
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.998.329
E02.309.805
E02.800.550
E04.237.667
E04.665.600
E05.200.998.329
Scope note: A procedure in which fluid is withdrawn from a body cavity or organ via a trocar and cannula, needle, or other hollow instrument.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 97
See also the descriptors: Douglas' Pouch MeSH
DeCS UI: 33093
Descriptor UI: D019152
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/02/12
Revision Date: 2015/06/26
Paracentesis - Preferred
Concept UI M0028556
Scope note A procedure in which fluid is withdrawn from a body cavity or organ via a trocar and cannula, needle, or other hollow instrument.
Preferred term Paracentesis
Entry term(s) Aspiration and Puncture
Centeses
Centesis
Drainage and Puncture
Paracenteses
Puncture and Aspiration
Puncture and Drainage
Culdocentesis - Narrower
Concept UI M000607160
Scope note Withdrawal of PERITONEAL FLUID from the DOUGLAS' POUCH.
Preferred term Culdocentesis
Entry term(s) Culdocenteses



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