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MW15 Ultrasound-Guided Pericardiocentesis Simulator


Practice patient safety during pericardiocentesis with ultrasound guidance.

This simulator allows trainees to insert the needle under ultrasound guidance, pierce the “pericardial sac” and aspirate pericardial fluid.


1 | Durable and replaceable puncture pad

2 | Practice both the subxiphoid approach and parasternal approach through palpable and ultrasonic landmarks.

3 | Realistic needle tip sensation during puncture of the “pericardial sac"

Training Skills/Applications

1 | Patient positioning

2 | Visualization of pericardial fluid under ultrasound scanning

3 | Landmark palpation

4 | Needle insertion to the pericardial space

5 | Aspiration of pericardial effusion

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