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How to perform a pericardiocentesis


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Slowly introduce the catheter through the skin and thoracic wall at the blocked site (Figure 2) until you feel a pop, which usually corresponds to the catheter's entering the pleural space.


2. The site for catheter entry is at the palpable apex beat. Direct the catheter toward the opposite scapula.


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