Provision of day-case local anesthetic thoracoscopy: A multicenter review of practice.
Pleural disease is a common health problem and it is estimated to affect over 3,000 people per million population. Pleural effusion is the most common condition among the group and in approximately 75% of cases the clinical history, physical examination, radiographic techniques and pleural fluid analysis will identify a cause for the pleural effusion, with the remaining 25% requiring further invasive diagnostic procedures.
An increasing trend has been seen in the number of cen...Expand abstract
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