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Paracentesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Paracentesis
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.998.329
E02.309.805
E02.800.550
E04.237.667
E04.665.600
E05.200.998.329
Unique ID
D019152
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019152
Scope Note
A procedure in which fluid is withdrawn from a body cavity or organ via a trocar and cannula, needle, or other hollow instrument.
Entry Term(s)
Centesis
Culdocentesis
Puncture and Aspiration
Puncture and Drainage
Previous Indexing
Drainage (1966-1996)
Punctures (1966-1996)
Suction (1977-1996)
See Also
Douglas' Pouch
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/02/12
Revision Date
2015/06/26
Paracentesis Preferred
Culdocentesis Narrower
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