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Thoracentesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Thoracentesis
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.998.329.810
E02.800.550.810
E04.665.600.810
E05.200.998.329.810
Unique ID
D000069258
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000069258
Scope Note
Aspiration of fluid or air from the THORACIC CAVITY. It is coupled sometimes with the administration of drugs into the PLEURAL CAVITY.
Entry Term(s)
Chest Aspiration
Pleural Aspiration
Pleurocentesis
Thoracocentesis
NLM Classification #
WF 980
Previous Indexing
Paracentesis (1966-2015)
See Also
Pleural Effusion
Pneumothorax
Public MeSH Note
2016
History Note
2016
Date Established
2016/01/01
Date of Entry
2015/07/09
Revision Date
2015/07/09
Thoracentesis Preferred
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