Palliation and pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusion: The role for tunneled pleural catheters Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Catheters, Indwelling
  • Chest Tubes
  • Neoplasms
  • Pleural Effusion, Malignant
  • Pleurodesis

abstract

  • TPC placement is safe and provides durable palliation, most often obviating the need for subsequent procedures in MPE patients. TPC, however, remains suboptimal at achieving pleurodesis.

publication date

  • April 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/JTO.0b013e31820d614f

PubMed ID

  • 21325982

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 762

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 6

number

  • 4