WEB MD - THE LIVER (HUMAN ANATOMY) - LIVER PICTURE, DEFINITION, FUNCTION, CONDITIONS, TESTS, AND TREATMENTS.
Malignant ascites appears most often in people with breast, colon, gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestines), ovarian, pancreatic, and uterine s. Longitudinal, prospective, randomized, blinded Trial to assess the influence of pleural drain (non-toxic PVC) site of insertion on lung function and postoperative pain of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting in the first three days post-surgery and immediately after chest tube removal. In some situations, a procedure known as paracentesis is performed by the doctor to temporarily drain some of the excess fluid to relieve the swelling. Vomiting, also called emesis or throwing up, is the act of expelling the contents of the stomach through the mouth. Occasionally a tube will be inserted through the nose or mouth to remove the contents of the stomach (nasogastric suctioning). The tube will stay in for 1 - 2 days to 1 - 2 weeks. Drain fluid that has collected in or around the pancreas. He actually wanted to have while I had a drain tube sticking out of my chest cavity and had a bag strapped to my leg collecting blood and pancreatic fluid. Drainage A pseudocyst that is causing bothersome symptoms or growing larger may be drained with a needle, often with the use of an endoscope, a small flexible tube thats passed through your mouth to your stomach and small intestine. The endoscope can be equipped with a needle to drain the cyst.