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Table 1 The volume of removed pleural fluid in different points of assessment

From: Patterns of pleural pressure amplitude and respiratory rate changes during therapeutic thoracentesis

Volume of removed PF Point of assessment
0 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 3 (75%) 4 (100%)
median (ml) 0 450 900 1350 1800
IQR (25–75 percentile) (ml) 0 375–600 750–1200 1125–1800 1500–2400