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Synonyms for paracentesis

centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis

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Benefits of anterior chamber paracentesis in the management of glaucomatous emergencies.
In the initial treatment of NVG, additional intraocular volume from an injection frequently leads to worsened IOP elevation, necessitating anterior chamber paracentesis or aggressive medical management.
Anterior chamber paracentesis was performed at 10 o'clock or 2 o'clock position and viscoelastic substance was injected into the anterior chamber.
Anterior chamber paracentesis to improve diagnosis and treatment of infectious uveitis
An anterior chamber paracentesis may be performed if indicated by clinical findings and is not associated with risk of tumor seeding.[1,2]
Aqueous humor sample was obtained through anterior chamber paracentesis using a 30 G needle on a 1 mL syringe; then, a transparent tunnel 2.4 mm in diameter was made in the upper cornea and 1% sodium hyaluronate was injected to maintain the anterior chamber.
The clinical diagnosis of infectious uveitis is increasingly supported in Western countries by analysis of ocular fluid [8] obtained through diagnostic anterior chamber paracentesis and aspiration of aqueous humor (Fig.
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