Kevin Meuris

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Metastatic pleuritis can be a severely disabling condition. Recurrent pleural effusion often leads to severe shortness of breath. Treatment should consist of removal of the fluid as well as prevention of the re-accumulation of the pleural effusion. We describe the technique of subtotal pleurectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery. We show several methods(More)
Persistent hypocalcemia after total parathyroidectomy and autotransplantation is rare and occasionally has been treated using allotransplantation of parathyroid tissue. We present the case of a 32-year-old woman with terminal renal failure who at age 5 years underwent a first renal transplantation from a brain-dead donor. The graft was lost as a result of(More)
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