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(surgery) the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid

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Medical device company Theragenics Corporation (NYSE:TGX) said on Wednesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Galt Medical has introduced the Centeze Centesis Drainage Catheter line to the market.
En la centesis se obtuvo un exudado serohemorragico con floculos de grasa.
As a precaution, women over the age of 35 are offered amnio- centesis at around 14 weeks.
Theragenics Corporation([R]) (NYSE: TGX), a medical device company serving the surgical products and prostate cancer treatment markets, today announced that Galt Medical (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Theragenics) launched its Centeze[TM] Centesis Drainage Catheter line.
Urine can sometimes be expressed from cats; if expression is not possible, a urinary centesis may be performed.
Other diagnostic aids, Ultrasonograpy, Urethral catheterisation, Centesis, Cytology, Biopsy techniques, Blood and urine analyses, Urodynamics, Endoscopy