Pleurisy

Known as: Pleuritides, Pleurisy [Disease/Finding], Pleurisies 
Inflammation of the pleura. It is usually caused by infections. Chest pain while breathing or coughing is the presenting symptom.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To determine the toxicities, maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and pharmacokinetics of the recombinant immunotoxin SS1P (anti… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease that is prevalent among eastern Mediterranean populations… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Thoracoscopy is the most accurate yet most expensive tool for establishing the diagnosis of tuberculous (TB) pleurisy. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In the present study, we assessed the frequency and characteristics of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in systemic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cyclooxygenase (COX) has two isoforms. Generally, COX 1 is constitutively expressed in most tissues, where it maintains… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In the present study we assessed the frequency and characteristics of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in SLE during a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVES To determine the age at which tuberculous pleural effusions occur, the radiological and biochemical characteristics of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The rise in adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity in the pleural fluid of tuberculous pleurisy patients, though used for diagnosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
1. The profiles of cyclo-oxygenase (COX) and nitric oxide synthase (NOS) isoforms were determined in the rat carrageenin-induced… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We compared the parameters pleural adenosine deaminase (PADA, determined in 405 patients), the PADA/serum ADA ratio (P/SADA; 276… (More)
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