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Mitoxantrone pleurodesis to palliate malignant pleural effusion secondary to ovarian cancer
BackgroundAdvanced ovarian cancer is the leading non-breast gynaecologic cause of malignant pleural effusion. Aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of mitoxantrone sclerotherapy as aExpand
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Is amiodarone a safe antiarrhythmic to use in supraventricular tachyarrhythmias after lung cancer surgery?
BackgroundSupraventricular arrhythmias after thoracotomy for pulmonary resections are well documented. There has been considerable interest in their incidence, nature, predictability fromExpand
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Bochdaleck's hernia complicating pregnancy: case report.
Diaphragmatic hernia complicating pregnancy is rare and results in a high mortality rate, particularly if early surgical intervention is not undertaken. We report a case in which a woman presentingExpand
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Cardiac Tamponade Secondary to Metastasis from Adenocarcinoma of the Parotid Gland
BackgroundMetastatic involvement of pericardium producing cardiac tamponade is rare. When occurs it is mainly from the lung, breast and the neoplasms of the lymphoreticular system. HematogenousExpand
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia as a cause of cardiorespiratory failure and visceral obstruction in late pregnancy.
BACKGROUND Diaphragmatic hernia complicating pregnancy is rare and results in a high mortality rate, particularly if early surgical intervention is not undertaken. CASE PRESENTATION A woman at 23Expand
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Pancreatic Cancer And Malignant Pleural Effusion
Background: Aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of mitoxantrone sclerotherapy as a palliative treatment of malignant pleural effusions due to pancreatic cancer. Methods: Twenty-nine patientsExpand
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Title : Supraventricular tachyarrhythmias after lung cancer surgery . Is amiodarone a safe and effective antiarrhythmic to use ?
Background: Supraventricular arrhythmias after thoracotomy for pulmonary resections are well documented. There has been considerable interest in their incidence, nature, predictability fromExpand
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Supraventricular Arrythmias Following Thoracic Surgery For Bronchial Cancer: A Retrospective Analysis Of 250 Consecutive Thoracic Operations.
Concerns about cardiac dysrhythmias were a prominent issue during the early years of thoracic surgery. Since the first actual documentation of cardiac dysrhytmias after pulmonary resections in theExpand