paracentesis

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Synonyms for paracentesis

centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis

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Repeated paracenteses are used for ascites' refractory to low sodium diet and diuretics.
These bright blue micro retractors are only 10mm long and can be easily inserted through four evenly spaced limbal paracenteses.
In a total of 228 paracenteses performed in 128 cirrhotic patients, they diagnosed 52 episodes of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; the ascitic fluid culture was positive in 23 of the episodes.
Q We currently offer cell counts on fluids such as cerebrospinal fluids, paracenteses, synovial fluids, and other fluids.
All patients had to have undergone between one and four prior paracenteses in the month prior to randomization in addition to a baseline procedure.