High‐pressure leakage of pleural fluid through the healed entry site of the indwelling pleural catheter from undrained locules

Abstract The indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) is an established treatment for recurrent pleural effusion. Fluid leakage through the IPC insertion tract has been reported, but its occurrence is only limited to a short period after the procedure. Besides, the drainage efficacy of IPC may be limited b...

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Main Authors: Ka Pang Chan, Ka Ching Joyce Ng, Chi To Kevin Li
Format: Article
Published: Wiley 2020-07-01
Series:Respirology Case Reports
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1002/rcr2.587