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Chylothorax

Known as: PLEURAL EFFUSION, CHYLOUS, PLEURAL EFFUSION CHYLOUS, Chylothorax [Disease/Finding] 
A milky pleural effusion resulting from accumulation of lymph fluid in the pleural cavity. Causes include malignancies (usually lymphoma), trauma to… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Chylothorax is the accumulation of chyle in the pleural space, as a result of damage to the thoracic duct. Chyle is milky fluid… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Though rare in incidence, chylothorax can lead to significant morbidity and mortality. Its occurrence corresponds to increased… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • C. Cope, L. Kaiser
  • Journal of vascular and interventional radiology…
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 32886122
PURPOSE To demonstrate the applicability, technique, and efficacy of percutaneous transabdominal catheter embolization or needle… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
ABSTRACT Members of the integrin family of adhesion receptors mediate both cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions and have been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
STUDY OBJECTIVE To establish guidelines for the diagnosis and management of chylothorax in children. DESIGN Retrospective study… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
"Medical" thoracoscopy as compared with "surgical" thoracoscopy (which is more precisely known as video-assisted thoracic surgery… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVES To ascertain the frequency and to describe the clinical and biochemical features of cirrhotic chylothorax. DESIGN A… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
  • G. Hillerdal
  • The European respiratory journal
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 15870844
Chylothorax is the occurrence of chylus (lymph) in the pleura due to damage to the thoracic duct. There is a high content of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Between July 1987 and May 1995, 11,315 patients underwent general thoracic surgical procedures at our institution. In 47 of these… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
One hundred forty-six cases of Gorham's syndrome are documented in the literature. Twenty-five (17 percent) patients have been… Expand
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