Pleurectomy

Known as: Excision of Pleura 
Surgery to remove part of the pleura (a thin layer of tissue that covers the interior wall of the chest cavity).
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND This comprehensive meta-analysis was conducted to answer the question as to which procedure, pleurectomy decortication… (More)
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2012
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2012
INTRODUCTION To compare the outcomes of two different multimodality regimens involving neoadjuvant chemotherapy, extrapleural… (More)
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2011
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2011
INTRODUCTION The role of surgery in the management of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is controversial and there are no… (More)
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2008
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2008
OBJECTIVE The optimal procedure for resection of malignant pleural mesothelioma is controversial, partly because previous… (More)
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2008
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2008
UNLABELLED Chronic pain is a common complication after thoracic surgery. The cause of chronic post-thoracotomy pain is often… (More)
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2006
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2006
PURPOSE To evaluate morbidity, mortality, maximum-tolerated dose (MTD), and outcome of intraoperative intracavitary hyperthermic… (More)
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2005
2005
AIMS Malignant mesothelioma is increasing in incidence and no current therapy significantly prolongs survival. Previous surgical… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Surgical resection of malignant pleural mesothelioma is reported to have up to an 80% rate of local recurrence. We… (More)
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1975
1975
One hundred six patients with malignant pleural effusion were treated by pleurectomy; 83 of these were available for a 2-year… (More)
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