[Management of malignant pleural effusions].

  title={[Management of malignant pleural effusions].},
  author={Robert Loddenkemper},
  volume={59 2},
Malignant pleural effusions with dyspnoea as their most common presenting symptom are a frequent clinical problem in patients with neoplastic disease. Lung carcinoma is the leading cause, followed by breast carcinoma and malignant lymphoma. The frequency of malignant mesothelioma is increasing in industrialized countries. In this overview, which is based on the ERS/ATS Statement 2001, the diagnostic approach, the differential diagnosis including causes of paramalignant effusions, as well as the… CONTINUE READING
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