Pleurodesis

Known as: Pleurosclerosis, Scarification of pleura, pleurodesis procedure 
The production of adhesions between the parietal and visceral pleura. The procedure is used in the treatment of bronchopleural fistulas, malignant… (More)
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1947-2018
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Malignant pleural effusion causes disabling dyspnea in patients with a short life expectancy. Palliation is achieved by… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We report two trials describing whether talc pleurodesis with a mean particle size of less than 15 microm ("mixed" talc) produces… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Aetiology and pathogenesis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402 Diagnostic approaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Talc pleurodesis is widely performed for the management of persistent pneumothorax or pleural effusion, particularly… (More)
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1995
1995
Although talc slurry pleurodesis is effective for control of malignant pleural effusions and recurrent pneumothorax, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy and safety of talc slurry for pleurodesis. DESIGN Retrospective. PARTICIPANTS All… (More)
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1993
1993
Talc was used intrapleurally for the creation of pleural adhesions in 360 patients. The indications for use were malignant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
From 1978 to 1985 96 patients with their first spontaneous pneumothorax were randomised into three groups, receiving either… (More)
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1984
1984
We describe a patient who developed acute pulmonary distress with bilateral interstitial infiltrates and pleural effusion… (More)
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