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Management of indwelling tunneled pleural catheters: a modified Delphi consensus statement

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The management of recurrent pleural effusions remains a challenging issue for clinicians. Advances in management have led to increased use of indwelling tunneled pleural catheters (IPC) because of their effectiveness and ease of outpatient placement. However, with the increase in IPC placement there have also been increasing reports of complications, including infections. Currently there is minimal guidance in IPC-related management issues after placement...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.chest.2020.05.594

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ORCID:
0000-0003-1249-0804

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Chest More from this journal
Volume:
158
Issue:
5
Pages:
2221-2228
Publication date:
2020-06-16
Acceptance date:
2020-05-17
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EISSN:
1931-3543
ISSN:
0012-3692
Pmid:
32561437
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1113914
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pubs:1113914
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2020-11-13

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