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Association between tunneled pleural catheter use and infection in patients immunosuppressed from antineoplastic therapy: a multicenter study

Abstract:

Rationale:
Patients with malignant/paramalignant pleural effusions (MPE/PMPEs) may have tunneled pleural catheter (TPC) management withheld due to infection concerns from immunosuppression associated with antineoplastic therapy.


Objective:
To determine the rate of infections related to TPC use and to determine the relationship to antineoplastic therapy, immune system competency and overall survival (OS)?


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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1513/annalsats.202007-886oc

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Publisher:
American Thoracic Society
Journal:
Annals of the American Thoracic Society More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2020-10-07
Acceptance date:
2020-10-07
DOI:
EISSN:
2325-6621
ISSN:
2329-6933
Pmid:
33026887
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1137414
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pubs:1137414
Deposit date:
2020-11-15

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