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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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2001
2001
A case report is presented of spontaneous chylothorax successfully treated by conservative means. The helpful role of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Members of the integrin family of adhesion receptors mediate both cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions and have been shown to… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Nontraumatic chylothorax is an uncommon condition of thoracic or abdominal origin caused by multiple disorders, of which… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Chylothorax is the occurrence of chylus (lymph) in the pleura due to damage to the thoracic duct. There is a high content of… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Chylothorax is a potentially life-threatening disorder that has profound respiratory, nutritional, and immunologic consequences… (More)
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1992
1992
Between January 1983 and May 1987, 255 esophagectomies were performed for carcinoma of the middle (40 patients) or lower (215… (More)
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