pleural infection

Known as: infections pleural 
An infectious process affecting the pleura.
National Institutes of Health

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1953-2018
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND More than 30% of patients with pleural infection either die or require surgery. Drainage of infected fluid is key to… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Pleural infection is common, and has a >30% major morbidity and mortality-particularly when infection is caused by… (More)
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2008
2008
Recurrent, chronic pleural infection creates difficult management issues. Surgical drainage is currently recommended for patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Antibiotic choices for pleural infection are uncertain as its bacteriology is poorly described. METHODS Pleural… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Intrapleural fibrinolytic agents are used in the drainage of infected pleural-fluid collections. This use is based on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
ed bullet points Clinical picture N All children with parapneumonic effusion or empyema should be admitted to hospital. [D] N If… (More)
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1999
1999
In pleural infection, medical treatment failure (chest-tube drainage and antibiotics) requires surgery and increases mortality… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Standard treatment for pleural infection includes catheter drainage and antibiotics. Tube drainage often fails if the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND To compare the diagnostic value of thoracoscopic biopsy, fluid cytology, and Abrams needle biopsy, the authors… (More)
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1989
1989
The first case of infection caused by Legionella anisa with isolation of the organism is reported here. The presence of L. anisa… (More)
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