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Thoracentesis

Thoracentesis is a specialized procedure in which a needle is inserted into the pleural space (the space between the lungs and the chest wall) to remove excess fluid or air. This procedure is typically performed by a medical professional, such as a pulmonologist, and requires skill and knowledge to ensure safety and efficacy. Thoracentesis is commonly used to diagnose and treat conditions such as pleural effusion, pneumothorax, and pleural infections.

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