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Contemporary approach to the patient with malignant pleural effusion complicating lung cancer

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Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) occurring in the patient with lung cancer can have profound prognostic and management implications. If clinically relevant, such an effusion first needs to be confirmed as malignant and then, in the majority of lung cancer patients, it will require a pleural intervention to relieve symptoms related to fluid accumulation. The field of pleural diseases in general, and pleural malignancy in particular, has undergone dynamic changes in recent years as the evidence...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.21037/atm.2019.03.61

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1195-1680
Publisher:
AME Publishing Company
Journal:
Annals of Translational Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
15
Article number:
352
Publication date:
2019-08-01
Acceptance date:
2019-03-25
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EISSN:
2305-5847
ISSN:
2305-5839
Pmid:
31516898
Language:
English
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pubs:1048938
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uuid:0b867536-67d6-4c98-b3b6-d3719d7b14df
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pubs:1048938
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1048938
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2019-10-24

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