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Paracentesis Trainer

This trainer fulfils the fundamental component of core medical training in diagnostic and therapeutic techniques of Paracentesis. Both landmark and ultrasound-guided techniques can be practiced.

It features ultrasound capabilities to allow trainees to become familiar with anatomy under ultrasound. Recognizing how to safely insert a needle or catheter into the peritoneal cavity.

Skills Gained:

  • Familiarity with the abdominal regions and underlying anatomy
  • Palpation of anatomical landmarks
  • Identification of excess fluid
  • Using ultrasound guidance, trainees can visualize the insertion site and check for vital organs beneath
  • Insertion of needle into the peritoneal cavity for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes
  • Professional-to-patient communication

Key Features:

  • Overview
    Landmark or ultrasound techniques can be practiced (side by side)
    Internal echogenic anatomy to allow recognition of landmarks under ultrasound
    Two 3.5 liter chambers can be filled with water for drainage practice
    Cost effective consumable pads
  • Realism
    Realistic tissue and needle response
  • Versatility
    Self sealing pads withstand up to 200 needle or up to 100 rocket catheter insertions
    Ability to insert and remove drain
    Positions both supine and lying on side
  • Cleaning
    Skin surface is washable using soap & water
  • Safety
    Latex free
  • Anatomy
    Torso featuring bony landmarks (pubis symphysis, iliac crest) and umbilicus
    Internal anatomy includes:
    • Liver
    • Spleen
    • Bowel
    • Floating Bowel

You will receive:

  • Paracentesis Skin
  • Paracentesis Pads (x2)
  • Paracentesis Liver
  • Paracentesis Spleen
  • Paracentesis Bowel Insert
  • Paracentesis Floating Bowel
  • Paracentesis Clamping Frame
  • Paracentesis Large Volume Refill System
  • Base unit
  • Carry case