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ABDOMINAL PARACENTESIS / ASCITIC TAP

ABDOMINAL PARACENTESIS / ASCITIC TAP /aspiration of peritoneal fluid– paracentesis   Indications for paracentesis-– · Ascites · Cirrhosis · CHF · Abdominal tuberculosis · Abdominal malignancy · Pancreatitis. Method of paracentesis — · The site of puncture is a point midway between the umbilicus and iliac spine or between the pu­bis and umbilicus. The patient […]