"Thoracentesis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Aspiration of fluid or air from the THORACIC CAVITY. It is coupled sometimes with the administration of drugs into the PLEURAL CAVITY.
- Pleural Aspiration
- Aspiration, Pleural
- Aspirations, Pleural
- Pleural Aspirations
- Chest Aspiration
- Aspiration, Chest
- Aspirations, Chest
- Chest Aspirations
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Thoracentesis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Thoracentesis".
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