A novel approach for preventing recurrence of malign pleural effusion: early phase pleurodesis


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Çobanoğlu U. , Kemik Ö. , Çelik S. , Sayır F.

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.14, no.6, pp.1404-1415, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/aoms.2017.72543
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1404-1415

Abstract

Introduction: The effective control of malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is of paramount importance in the treatment of patients with disseminated cancer. In this study, we compared two different approaches (early pleurodesis versus late pleurodesis) to MPE.