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MW4: Ultrasound Guided Thoracentesis Simulator

Item code: 11383-000

The Ultrasound Guided Thoracentesis Simulator facilitates training for puncture and injection training under ultrasound guidance. The two puncture units, mid-scapular line access and mid-axially line access, both include the ribs, soft tissue, pleura, lung and diaphragm. The ribs can be palpated from the surface to determine site for needle insertion. Volume of fluids can be controlled.

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  • Anatomical parts include ribs, pleura, soft tissue and diaphragm
  • Recognition of landmarks by ultrasound
  • Palpating the ribs
    • Mid-axillary line: 6-9th ribs
    • Mid-scapular line: 8-11th ribs

Set includes:  
  • 1 upper torso mannequin
  • 1 thoracentesis pad (for mid-axially line access)
  • 1 thoracentesis pad (for mid-scapular line access)
  • 1 thoracentesis container (including simulated lung and diaphragm)
  • 1 explanation model
  • 2 pairs of straps
  • 1 pillow
  • 1 lung air tube
  • 1 syringe
  • 1 plastic jar
  • 1 funnel
  • 1 space holder for pericardiocentesis unit

*Specifications are subject to change.

  • 11383-010: Thoracentesis pad (for mid-axially line access)
  • 11383-020: Thoracentesis pad (for mid-scapular line access)
  • 11383-030: Replacement simulated lung


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