Use of the Denver pleuroperitoneal shunt in the treatment of chylothorax secondary to filariasis.

Abstract

A 57 year old woman developed a chylothorax as a result of having had filariasis as a child. This failed to respond to conservative measures but was successfully managed by means of a Denver pleuroperitoneal shunt. 

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@article{Kitchen1991UseOT, title={Use of the Denver pleuroperitoneal shunt in the treatment of chylothorax secondary to filariasis.}, author={N. D. Kitchen and David B Hocken and Robert M Greenhalgh and Deniz Kaplan}, journal={Thorax}, year={1991}, volume={46 2}, pages={144-5} }