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Hiba Saleem
Hiba Saleem11 months ago


Thoracentesis, also known as a pleural tap, is a procedure done when there's too much fluid in the pleural space. This allows a pleural fluid analysis to be performed in the lab to figure out the cause of fluid accumulation around one or both of the lungs. This video gives a brief overview of how thoracentesis or the pleural tap is performed.

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