Diagnostic procedures in internal medicine. Thoracentesis, paracentesis and arthrocentesis in hospital practice. [Procedure diagnostiche in medicina interna. Toracentesi, paracentesi e artrocentesi nella pratica ospedaliera.]

Salvatore Corrao, Corrao, Hamel

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The aim of this paper is to give a rapid and concise guide for the diagnostic procedures frequently used in internist's clinical practice. Thoracentesis, paracentesis and arthrocentesis were analyzed as regards to indications, contraindications, procedure of execution and interpretation of findings. Addressed to the young physician, the present paper could also be useful as a rapid guide for the experienced physician which does not frequently use these procedures.
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)443-449
Numero di pagine7
RivistaMinerva Medica
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 1999

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