Journal article icon

Journal article

The role of pleurodesis in respiratory diseases.

Abstract:

Introduction

Pleurodesis is used to obliterate the pleural space, most commonly in patients with symptomatic malignant pleural effusions but also in patients with benign effusions or pneumothorax.

Areas covered

Traditionally, chemical pleurodesis has been undertaken at thoracoscopy or using instillation of a slurry through a chest drain. The optimum method of achieving pleurodesis, whether surgical or medical, has yet to be proven. Evidence in the different diseas...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
More by this author
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8768-6548
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
323-334
Publication date:
2018-02-01
Acceptance date:
2017-02-23
DOI:
EISSN:
1747-6356
ISSN:
1747-6348
Pmid:
29478341
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:828805
UUID:
uuid:d42738b0-8255-4f3c-98c0-fd8caeca1ff7
Local pid:
pubs:828805
Source identifiers:
828805
Deposit date:
2018-03-11

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP