Ultrasound-Guided Thoracentesis Simulator
The Ultrasound-Guided Thoracentesis Simulator features two types of puncture units: mid-scapular line access and mid- axillary line access.
It can be used for training of
Recognition of anatomical landmarks by ultrasound
Assessment of level and volume of pleural effusion
Determination of insertion site
Needle insertion and collection of the fluid
The Simulator hast he following features:
Excellent ultrasound image.
Ribs that can be palpated.
Includes Strap-on puncture units to learn patient positioning and face-to-face communication.
Body torso for one-man training.
Two sites for access: right mid-scapular line and left mid-axillary line.
Volume of pleural effusion can be controlled to set different levels of challenges.
Aspiration of fluid
Simulation of risks of complications
Confirmation of puncture direction.