abdominocentesis


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Noun1.abdominocentesis - centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosisabdominocentesis - centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis
centesis - (surgery) the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid
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ab·dom·i·no·cen·te·sis

n. abdominocentesis, punción abdominal.
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Abdominocentesis performed at the caudal site (caudal and lateral to xiphoid) yielded abundant peritoneal fluid (Fig.
The lectures would comprise of detailed clinical training regarding advanced diagnostic techniques which include CT Scan, MRI, Endoscopy and ECG along with a number of clinical procedures such as Paracentesis, Abdominocentesis, Cystocentesis, Feeding tube placement, intro of laser surgery, nervous trauma handling, pain management and euthanasia.
When expected survival is short, less invasive procedures should be considered (e.g., repeated abdominocentesis to relieve the symptoms).
Abdominocentesis was performed for diagnosis, and 99 mL of ascitic fluid was drained, containing 92% lymphocytes; hence, diagnosis of chylous ascites was made.
Abdominocentesis also disclosed a white milky liquid sample and a TP level of 8.8 g/L, glucose level of 5.79 mmol/L, LDH of 63 U/L, and ADA of 2 U/L.