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Descriptor English: Thoracentesis
Descriptor Spanish: Toracocentesis
Descriptor toracocentesis
Scope note: La aspiración de líquido o aire de la CAVIDAD TORÁCICA. Se acopla a veces con la administración de fármacos en la CAVIDAD PLEURAL.
Descriptor Portuguese: Toracentese
Descriptor French: Thoracentèse
Entry term(s): Aspiration, Chest
Aspiration, Pleural
Aspirations, Chest
Aspirations, Pleural
Chest Aspiration
Chest Aspirations
Pleural Aspiration
Pleural Aspirations
Pleurocenteses
Pleurocentesis
Thoracenteses
Thoracocenteses
Thoracocentesis
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.998.329.810
E02.800.550.810
E04.665.600.810
E05.200.998.329.810
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000069258
Scope note: Aspiration of fluid or air from the THORACIC CAVITY. It is coupled sometimes with the administration of drugs into the PLEURAL CAVITY.
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
Previous Indexing: Paracentesis (1966-2015)
Public MeSH Note: 2016
History Note: 2016
Related: Pleural Effusion MeSH
Pneumothorax MeSH
DeCS ID: 56022
Unique ID: D000069258
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/09
Revision Date: 2015/07/09
Thoracentesis - Preferred
Concept UI M000605267
Scope note Aspiration of fluid or air from the THORACIC CAVITY. It is coupled sometimes with the administration of drugs into the PLEURAL CAVITY.
Preferred term Thoracentesis
Entry term(s) Aspiration, Chest
Aspiration, Pleural
Aspirations, Chest
Aspirations, Pleural
Chest Aspiration
Chest Aspirations
Pleural Aspiration
Pleural Aspirations
Pleurocenteses
Pleurocentesis
Thoracenteses
Thoracocenteses
Thoracocentesis



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