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Pleural fluid

Known as: fluid pleural, FLUID, PLEURAL, fluids pleural 
The fluid that is abnormally collected in the pleural cavity.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The possibility of tuberculous pleuritis should be considered in every patient with an undiagnosed pleural effusion, for if this… 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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Review
2007
Review
2007
Tuberculous (TB) pleural effusion occurs in approximately 5% of patients with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. The HIV… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
ObjectiveThe aim was to develop a practical method for estimation of the volume of pleural effusion using ultrasonography in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Exosomes are membrane vesicles from endosomal origin secreted by various cells such as hematopoietic, epithelial, and tumor cells… 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
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Controversy exists regarding the clinical utility of pleural fluid pH, lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), and glucose for identifying… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
In the United States, approximately one million patients each year develop a pleural effusion. Pleural effusions have classically… Expand
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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… Expand
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