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Pleural cavity

Known as: BODY CAVITY, PLEURAL, pleural spaces, Pleural Cavities 
Paired but separate cavity within the THORACIC CAVITY. It consists of the space between the parietal and visceral PLEURA and normally contains a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The term ‘pneumothorax’ was first coined by Itard and then Laennec in 1803 and 1819 respectively,1 and refers to air in the… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Tuberculous pleural effusion is one of the most common forms of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (TB). The immediate cause of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Over 200000 pleural effusions are attributable to cancer in the UK and USA every year. Cytological examination of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
B1 cells are a predominant cell type in body cavities and an important source of natural antibody. Here we report that in mice… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
The pleural space contains a tiny amount (approximately 0.3 mL.kg-1) of hypooncotic fluid (approximately 1 g.dL-1 protein… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The thyroid-specific enhancer-binding protein (T/ebp) gene was disrupted by homologous recombination in embryonic stem cells to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
PURPOSE To develop a practical method of estimating the volume of pleural effusions with sonography. MATERIALS AND METHODS… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Background. To compare the diagnostic value of thoracoscopic biopsy, fluid cytology, and Abrams needle biopsy, the authors… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
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  • Disease-a-month : DM
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 4477459
In the United States, approximately one million patients each year develop a pleural effusion. Pleural effusions have classically… Expand
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Review
1986
Review
1986
  • J. Crapo
  • Annual review of physiology
  • 1986
  • Corpus ID: 39470573
Exposure to high concentrations of oxygen has been demonstrated to cause alterations throughout the respiratory tract in humans… Expand
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