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What is paracentesis?



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Asked by Coulter, Last updated: May 26, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Nov 12, 2016

Paracentesis is a form of body fluid sampling procedure, generally referring to peritoneocentesis in which the peritoneal cavity is punctured by a needle to sample peritoneal fluid.

 

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