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Predictors of outcome of pleurodesis in patients with malignant pleural effusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Objectives: Pleurodesis is an important management option to palliate breathlessness in patients with malignant pleural effusion (MPE). This systematic review aimed to examine available literature for studies investigating factors that predict pleurodesis outcome.

Methods: The healthcare databases advanced search (HDAS) Medline and Embase in addition to Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched on for publications reporting on pleurodesi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8768-6548
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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:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
6
Pages:
645-654
Publication date:
2020-03-26
Acceptance date:
2020-03-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1747-6356
ISSN:
1747-6348
Pmid:
32213100
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1097377
Local pid:
pubs:1097377
Deposit date:
2020-04-30

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