Pleural Effusion, Malignant

Known as: pleural effusion malignant, effusion pleural malignant, Malignant pleural effusion 
A condition in which cancer causes an abnormal amount of fluid to collect between the thin layers of tissue (pleura) lining the outside of the lung… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is a common clinical problem with described investigation pathways. While thoracic… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Talc is the most effective chemical pleurodesis agent for patients with malignant pleural effusion. However, concerns… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is a poor prognostic sign for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The generation… (More)
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2006
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2006
INTRODUCTION Malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) are a common cause of dyspnea in patients with advanced cancer. Tunnelled pleural… (More)
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2005
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2005
STUDY OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the efficacy, safety, and appropriate mode of instillation of talc for sclerosis in treatment of… (More)
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2004
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2004
Exosomes are membrane vesicles from endosomal origin secreted by various cells such as hematopoietic, epithelial, and tumor cells… (More)
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1997
1997
Pleural effusions in patients with malignant disease are not invariably due to metastatic spread to the pleura and thus, they are… (More)
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1985
1985
The estimated annual incidence of malignant pleural effusions in the United States is 150,000 cases. Patients most commonly… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
A murine monoclonal antibody specific for calf intestinal alkaline phosphatase has been prepared and used in an unlabeled… (More)
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1981
1981
In a consecutive series of 1,000 patients admitted since 1970 for pleural effusions, 215 with undiagnosed chronic effusions (with… (More)
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