Talc

Known as: Talc (Mg3H2(SiO3)4), talcum, Talc [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Finely-powdered native hydrous magnesium silicate. When administered into the pleural space, talc initiates an inflammatory reaction, resulting in… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Ovarian cancer (OC) is the seventh most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the world and the tenth most common in China… (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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2006
Highly Cited
2006
In February, 2006, 19 scientists from eight countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the efficacy, safety, and appropriate mode of instillation of talc for sclerosis in treatment of… (More)
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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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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Phase diagrams of hydrous mid-ocean ridge (MOR) basalts to 330 km depth and of hydrous peridotites to 250 km depth are compiled… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Talc has been generally accepted to be the most effective sclerosant for chemical pleurodesis, although the optimal… (More)
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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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1986
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
After intrapleural instillation of talc for sclerosis of malignant pleural effusions, dyspnea occurred in three patients… (More)
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