Pleural Diseases

Known as: Pleural Diseases [Disease/Finding], Disease, Pleural, Diseases, Pleural 
A non-neoplastic or neoplastic disorder that affects the pleura. Representative examples include pleural infection, pleural mesothelioma, and pleural… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND More than 30% of patients with pleural infection either die or require surgery. Drainage of infected fluid is key to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disorders can occur in the respiratory system. However, the clinicopathologic characteristics… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE We investigated the risk factors and management of pleural effusion associated with dasatinib therapy for chronic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE Malignant mesothelioma is a highly aggressive tumor and is often diagnosed too late for a curative treatment. We compared… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Intrapleural fibrinolytic agents are used in the drainage of infected pleural-fluid collections. This use is based on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Presence of early secretory antigenic target-6 (ESAT-6)-specific, interferon- gamma -secreting T cells in blood accurately marks… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We prospectively evaluated the diagnostic yield of acid-fast bacilli smear and culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis using… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Infliximab is a humanized antibody against tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) that is used in the treatment of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY OBJECTIVES Pleural tuberculosis (TB) is a diagnostic challenge because of its nonspecific clinical presentation and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
To assess the value of sonography in determining the nature of pleural effusions, we prospectively analyzed the sonographic… (More)
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