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Descriptor in English: Thoracentesis
Descriptor in Spanish: Toracocentesis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Toracentese
Descriptor in 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
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
History Note: 2016
See also the descriptors: Pleural Effusion MeSH
Pneumothorax MeSH
DeCS UI: 56022
Descriptor UI: D000069258
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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