Managing malignant pleural effusion.
Cleve Clin J Med. 2019 Feb;86(2):95-99
Authors: Wahla AS, Uzbeck M, El Sameed YA, Zoumot Z
Malignant pleural effusion can be managed in different ways, including clinical observation, thoracentesis, placement of an indwelling pleural catheter, and chemical pleurodesis. The optimal strategy depends on a variety of clinical factors. This article uses cases to illustrate the rationale for determining the best approach in different situations.
PMID: 30742579 [PubMed - in process]