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*  Medical Management of Nonmalignant Pleural Effusions | Adult Chest Surgery, 2e | AccessSurgery | McGraw-Hill Medical
Malignant obstruction. Malignancy (primary lung or metastatic). Immunologic disorders. Lupus pleuritis. Rheumatoid pleuritis. ... Table 127-2Exudative Pleural Effusions. View Large,Favorite Table,Download (.pdf). Table 127-2Exudative Pleural Effusions ... Table 127-1Transudative Pleural Effusions. View Large,Favorite Table,Download (.pdf). Table 127-1Transudative Pleural Effusions ... The chest radiograph is usually the first diagnostic tool used for assessing a pleural effusion. An effusion that causes ...
http://accesssurgery.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=1317§ionid=72435548
*  Can serum inflammatory parameters estimate outcome of pleurodesis in mesothelioma?
Value of antimesothelioma HBME-1 in the diagnosis of inflammatory and malignant pleural effusions » ... Methods: A total of 58 consecutive patients (26 men, 32 women) with malignant pleural mesothelioma underwent video-assisted ... Pleural mesothelioma.) white blood cells. there are several types of blood cells that help defend the body against infections. ... Four grammes of asbestos-free and sterile talc were insuflated into the pleural space under direct vision. To assess the ...
http://www.mesothelioma-line.com/2007/03/29/can-serum-inflammatory-parameters-estimate-outcome-of-pleurodesis-in-mesothelioma/
*  Safety Profile of Iodopovidone as an Agent for Pleurodesis in Malignant Pleural Effusion - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Pleural Effusion. Pleural Effusion, Malignant. Pleural Diseases. Respiratory Tract Diseases. Pleural Neoplasms. Respiratory ... Safety Profile of Iodopovidone as an Agent for Pleurodesis in Malignant Pleural Effusion. This study has been completed. ... Objective: The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusion using ... Iodopovidone is safe when using as a pleurodesis sclerosing agent for malignant pleural effusion, with minimal adverse events, ...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01670786?recr=Open&cond=%22Pleural+Effusion%22&rank=12
*  Diagnostic value of adenosine deaminase in nontuberculous lymphocytic pleural effusions | European Respiratory Society
A pleural effusion was categorised as malignant if pleural fluid cytology or pleural biopsy findings were positive for ... These included malignant effusions (n=221), idiopathic effusions (n=76), parapneumonic effusions (n=35), postcoronary artery ... The ADA levels in the malignant effusions (15.57±10.60), parapneumonic effusions (15.89±10.62), post-CABG effusions (15.17± ... The reasons for performing closed pleural biopsy were as follows: suspected malignant pleural effusions, suspected ...
http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/21/2/220.full
*  Chylothorax - WSAVA2002 - VIN
Unfortunately, thoracic duct ligation results in complete resolution of pleural effusion in only 50% of dogs operated; in cats ... Adhesions may occur spontaneously in association with pleural effusion or in some species they can be induced following ... Chylous effusions, particularly chylothorax, are frequently reported in dogs and cats. Chyle is the term used to denote ... Although this procedure may enhance absorption of chyle from the thoracic cavity, it does not resolve the effusion. Because ...
http://www.vin.com/apputil/content/defaultadv1.aspx?id=3846305&pid=11147
*  Safety of pleurodesis with talc poudrage in malignant pleural effusion: a prospective cohort study
... Janssen J.P. ; Collier G. ... Our aim was to establish whether use of large-particle-size talc is safe in patients with malignant pleural effusion. Methods: ... Interpretation: Use of large-particle talc for pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusion is safe, and not associated with the ... Background: Talc is the most effective chemical pleurodesis agent for patients with malignant pleural effusion. However, ...
http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/14156
*  Management of malignant pleural effusions | SpringerLink
Outpatient management of malignant pleural effusion by a chronic indwelling pleural catheter. Ann Thorac Surg. 2000;69:369-375. ... Outpatient management of malignant pleural effusion by a chronic indwelling pleural catheter. Ann Thorac Surg. 2000;69:369-375. ... Use of an implantable pleural catheter for trapped lung syndrome in patients with malignant pleural effusion. Chest. 2001;119: ... Tremblay A, Michaud G. Single-center experience with 250 tunnelled pleural catheter insertions for malignant pleural effusion. ...
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FS12325-010-0031-8
*  Malignant Pleural Effusion - ONA
... there are other diseases that can mimic malignant pleural effusion * How and/or why did the patient develop a malignant pleural ... Malignant cells are identified by cytology in about 60 percent of malignant pleural effusions, so a significant proportion of ... The chest radiograph is a useful initial test in malignant pleural effusion (See Figure 1. ). The effusion may vary in size, ... Pleural fluid aspiration. Pleural fluid aspiration is the best initial invasive investigation in a suspected malignant effusion ...
https://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/pulmonary-medicine/malignant-pleural-effusion/article/625051/
*  Dyspnea Tx Alike in Malignant Pleural Effusions | Medpage Today
... talc slurry pleurodesis appear to be equivalent for treating the shortness of breath associated with malignant pleural effusion ... Two treatment approaches to dyspnea associated with malignant pleural effusions appeared to be similar in a randomized trial. ... Source Reference: Maskell N "Treatment options for malignant pleural effusions: Patient preference does matter" JAMA 2012; DOI ... To help clarify the issue, they enrolled 143 patients with malignant pleural effusion who had not previously undergone ...
https://www.medpagetoday.com/meetingcoverage/ats/32788
*  Malignant Pleural Effusion Summary Report | CureHunter
Presence of fluid in the PLEURAL CAVITY as a complication of malignant disease. Malignant pleural effusions often contain ... Pleural Effusion, Malignant; Effusion, Malignant Pleural; Effusions, Malignant Pleural; Malignant Pleural Effusions; Pleural ... Malignant Pleural Effusion. Subscribe to New Research on Malignant Pleural Effusion Presence of fluid in the PLEURAL CAVITY as ... malignant pleural effusions. ". 12/01/2009 - "The use of ambulatory pleural catheters for managing malignant pleural effusion ...
http://www.curehunter.com/public/keywordSummaryD016066-Malignant-Pleural-Effusion.do
*  Malignant Pleural Effusion | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians
To the editor: To the excellent review of malignant pleural effusion by Leff, Hopewell, and Costello (Ann Intern Med 88:532-537 ... Malignant Pleural Effusion. Ann Intern Med. 1978;89:139. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-1-139_2 ...
http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/692155/malignant-pleural-effusion
*  Chemical Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural Effusions
Studies including a total of 1168 patients with malignant pleural effusions were reviewed for efficacy of the pleurodesis agent ... A MEDLINE search (1966 to October 1992) was conducted using the terms malignant pleural effusion and pleurodesis. ... All articles containing references to patients with recurrent, symptomatic, malignant pleural effusions treated with chemical ...
https://insights.ovid.com/aime/199401010/00000605-199401010-00010
*  Thoracic ultrasound in the diagnosis of malignant pleural effusion | Thorax
The absence of detectable pleural disease on thoracic CT in the presence of a malignant pleural effusion has been previously ... The sonographic appearance of malignant pleural effusion and the value of ultrasound in determining the nature of pleural ... 2 5 Cytology-positive pleural fluid is found in 60% of cases of malignant pleural effusion,1 6-8 with a substantially lower ... Management of malignant pleural effusions. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000;162:1987-2001. ...
http://thorax.bmj.com/content/64/2/139
*  Talc Pleurodesis in Patients With Recurrent Malignant Pleural Effusion
Malignant pleural effusion confirmed by cytological analysis of pleural fluid and/or. pleural biopsy;. - Recurrent pleural ... Talc pleurodesis is the most popular method to control symptoms of recurrent malignant. pleural effusion. The intrapleural talc ... of Clinical and Radiological Results of Two Methods of Talc Pleurodesis in Patients With Recurrent Malignant Pleural Effusion. ... of Clinical and Radiological Results of Two Methods of Talc Pleurodesis in Patients With Recurrent Malignant Pleural Effusion ...
http://www.knowcancer.com/cancer-trials/NCT00789087/
*  Patients with non-small cell lung cancer and a malignant pleural effusion
... have metastatic disease. The most appropriate therapy ... as evidenced by a malignant pleural effusion. The 7th edition of the TNM staging system has reclassified malignant pleural ... Patients with non-small cell lung cancer and a malignant pleural effusion have, by definition, metastatic disease, and the most ... Surgery would not be recommended in this patient because the presence of a malignant pleural effusion confirms that this ...
https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2015/04/mksap-54-year-old-woman-with-shortness-of-breath.html
*  Thoracoscopic tetracycline poudrage for pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusion | European Respiratory Society
Thoracoscopic tetracycline poudrage for pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusion. Amr Shoukri. European Respiratory Journal ... Thoracoscopic tetracycline poudrage for pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusion Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a ... The overall success rate of the 15 patients with malignant pleural effusion was 86.6%. No recorded mortality or significant ... Introduction: Patients with malignant pleural effusion (MPE) are usually symptomatic .Dyspnea is the commonest symptom. ...
https://erj.ersjournals.com/content/48/suppl_60/PA5043
*  Proteolytic Enzymes in the Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusions and Solid Metastases | SpringerLink
At the present, more than 40 per cent of these are based on malignant disease. ... a change in the etiology of pleural effusions has occurred. ... Enzymes in the Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusions and ... Proteolytic Enzymes in the Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusions and Solid Metastases. In: Hellmann K., Connors T.A. (eds) ... In the last decades, a change in the etiology of pleural effusions has occurred. At the present, more than 40 per cent of these ...
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4613-4352-3_81
*  Natural Killer Cells from Malignant Pleural Effusion Are Endowed with a Decidual-Like Proangiogenic Polarization
J. E. Heffner, "Management of the patient with a malignant pleural effusion," Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care ... L. Li, L. Yang, L. Wang et al., "Impaired T cell function in malignant pleural effusion is caused by TGF-β derived ... E. Giarnieri, G. Bellipanni, M. Macaluso et al., "Review: cell dynamics in malignant pleural effusions," Journal of Cellular ... Natural Killer Cells from Malignant Pleural Effusion Are Endowed with a Decidual-Like Proangiogenic Polarization. Annalisa Bosi ...
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*  Chemical Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural Effusions | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians
Elastance of the Pleural Space: A Predictor for the Outcome of Pleurodesis in Patients with Malignant Pleural Effusion Annals ... Chemical Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural Effusions Pamela B. Walker-Renard, PharmD; Leigh M. Vaughan, PharmD; Steven A. Sahn ... Chemical Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural Effusions. Ann Intern Med. ;120:56-64. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-120-1-199401010-00010 ... Studies including a total of 1168 patients with malignant pleural effusions were reviewed for efficacy of the pleurodesis agent ...
http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/706991/chemical-pleurodesis-malignant-pleural-effusions
*  Malignant pleural effusion and incidence of pleural thickening in thorax CT | European Respiratory Society
Malignant pleural effusion and incidence of pleural thickening in thorax CT. Ana Jaureguizar Oriol, Esteban Perez Rodriguez, ... Malignant pleural effusion and incidence of pleural thickening in thorax CT. Ana Jaureguizar Oriol, Esteban Perez Rodriguez, ... Malignant pleural effusion and incidence of pleural thickening in thorax CT. Ana Jaureguizar Oriol, Esteban Perez Rodriguez, ... Malignant pleural effusion and incidence of pleural thickening in thorax CT Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a message ...
https://erj.ersjournals.com/content/48/suppl_60/PA5083
*  Management of a malignant pleural effusion: British Thoracic Society pleural disease guideline 2010 | Thorax
... for diagnosis of suspected malignant pleural effusion and for drainage and pleurodesis of a known malignant pleural effusion. ( ... of all malignant pleural effusions.3 13 14 Few studies have estimated the proportion of pleural effusions due to mesothelioma: ... Outpatient management of malignant pleural effusion by a chronic indwelling pleural catheter. Ann Thorac Surg 2000;69:369-75. ( ... Multilevel and continuous pleural fluid pH likelihood ratios for evaluating malignant pleural effusions. Chest 2003;123:1887-94 ...
https://thorax.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_2/ii32?ijkey=2f962b50ce5cad07edd0d07d12325c5682d60e2a&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha
*  Endostar and/or Cisplatin for Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusion or Ascites - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Pleural Effusion. Ascites. Pleural Effusion, Malignant. Pleural Diseases. Respiratory Tract Diseases. Pathologic Processes. ... Endostar and/or Cisplatin for Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusion or Ascites. The safety and scientific validity of this ... A Randomized Controlled Multicenter Trial of Endostar and/or Cisplatin in Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusion or Ascites. ... compare the efficacy of Endostar/cisplatin with cisplatin alone or Endostar alone in patients with malignant pleural effusion ...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01327235?recr=Open&cond=%22Pleural+Effusion%22&rank=15
*  Malignant pleural effusion - Wikipedia
... at distinguishing malignant pleural effusions from other causes of pleural effusion, based on the presence of visible pleural ... Identification of pleural fluid biomarkers to distinguish malignant pleural effusions from other causes of exudative effusions ... Malignant pleural effusions are exudates. A low pleural fluid pH is associated with poorer survival and reduced pleurodesis ... Lung cancer and breast cancer account for about 50-65% of malignant pleural effusions. Other common causes include pleural ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malignant_pleural_effusion
*  Analysis of patients with malignant and paramalignant pleural effusion
... , Muharrem Cakmak, Atilla Durkan ... Pleural effusions are divided into two groups as benign and malignant pleural effusions. Malignant pleural effusions (MPE) can ... While the malignant cells in the fluid are available in malignant pleural effusions (MPE), in paramalignant pleural effusions ( ... PMPE: Paramalignant Pleural Effusion, MPE: Malignant Pleural Effusion, P*: Non-parametric Binominal test, N: Number. ...
http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/analysis-of-patients-with-malignant-and-paramalignant-pleural-effusion.html
*  What is the treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusions? | Other Diseases
Malignant pleural effusions often occur in advanced or unrespectable cancer or in the last few weeks of life. The goal of ... Malignant pleural effusions often occur in advanced or unresectable cancer or in the last few weeks of life. The goal of ... What is the treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusions?. Other Diseases By Editorial Team , National Institute of Health / Jan 06 ... Treatment of the symptoms of malignant pleural effusion may include the following: ...
https://www.onlymyhealth.com/what-treatment-malignant-pleural-effusions-12977606390