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Traumatic Chylothorax

Accumulation of lymph fluid in the pleural cavity as a result of thoracic trauma.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
Chylothorax is a well-documented complication of thoracic trauma and is associated with mortality rates of up to 75%. The… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Chylothorax is an uncommon form of pleural effusion that can be associated with traumatic and nontraumatic causes. Optimal… Expand
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2005
Review
2005
Chylothorax is defined as an effusion of lymph in the pleural cavity. In the nconate both congenital and traumatic (iatrogenic… Expand
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2001
2001
Traumatic chylothorax requires surgical intervention when conservative medical management fails to reduce chyle leakage. This… Expand
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1988
1988
Study of a patient with traumatic chylothorax after blunt chest trauma defines the changes in cellular immunocompetence during… Expand
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1980
1980
Study of the malformation of the chyliferous vessels, malformations of Pecquet's cistern or of the thoracic duct has brought out… Expand
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1977
1977
This report describes a 31-year-old woman who underwent a technically difficult left pneumonectomy for tuberculosis and developed… Expand
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1956
Highly Cited
1956
 
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1954
1954
We wish to present a simple and specific test for chylothorax due to rupture of the thoracic duct in which the patient is fed a… Expand
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1942
1942
Within the year an excellent article on traumatic chylothorax appeared in this journal.1A cure was effected by the intravenous… Expand
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