Product No. KKMW4

Ultrasound Guided Thoracentesis Simulator - Full Set

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The Ultrasound Guided Thoracentesis Simulator facilitates training for puncture and injection training under ultrasound guidance.

The two puncture units, mid-scapular line access and mid-axially line access, both include the ribs, soft tissue, pleura, lung and diaphragm. The ribs can be palpated from the surface to determine site for needle insertion. Volume of fluids can be controlled.



  • Excellent Ultrasound image
  • Ribs can be palpated
  • Strap-on puncture unites to learn patient positioning and professional-to-patient communication


  • 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
  • Offers images for appropriate locations to practice the subxiphoid approach and the parasternal approach


  • Anatomical parts include:
    • Ribs
    • Pleura
    • Soft tissue
    • Diaphragm
  • Mid-axillary line: 6-9th ribs
  • Mid-scapular line: 8-11th ribs

Skills Gained

  • Recognition of landmarks by ultrasound
  • Palpating the ribs
  • Puncture and injection training 
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    Ultrasound Guided Thoracentesis Simulator - Full Set

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Intensive Care Medicine

ICM Curriculum: Supporting Excellence for a CCT in Intensive Care Medicine, The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, 2021. Drainage of fluid.

Trauma and Orthopaedics