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Arthrocentesis

  • Roberto Bernal-Lagunas

Abstract

Arthrocentesis is a therapeutic procedure that consists of joint aspiration in order to drain bleeding, or for drug administration in patients with hemophilia. The procedure can be performed under aseptic conditions in the office, or in the operating room. Patients do not require anesthesia.

Keywords

Septic Arthritis World Federation Anterolateral Approach Joint Aspiration Articular Carti 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Bernal-Lagunas
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  1. 1.Mexican Hemophilia AssociationMexico CityMexico

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