Paracentesis for Mesothelioma
How Does Paracentesis Help People with Mesothelioma?
Expected Cost of Paracentesis
Stats & Side Effects of Paracentesis
It is a simple and procedure with very few complications. It depends much on who is performing it on you and how experienced he is. However, the risk factors associated with Paracentesis include low blood pressure, infection and continuous leakage at the site of needle insertion, damage to the other organs like bladder, bowel, and stomach. Also one fails to collect the fluid or end up with abdominal wall hematoma or cut a blood vessel. It relieves the patients from the buildup pressure of the peritoneal fluid that can damage the kidney, liver as well as the stomach. Remember, it is not a curative but palliative procedure. Consult your doctor and then decide!