Management of malignant pleural effusion by an indwelling pleural catheter: A cost-efficiency analysis

Background: For patients that are expected to survive for longer, the risk of complications combined with the need for more vacuum drainage bottles have become barriers to the placement of indwelling pleural catheter (IPC), since these could increase costs. Objetives: The objective of the current a...

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Main Authors: Maribel Botana Rial, Isaura Parente Lamela, Virginia Leiro Fernández, José Abal Arca, Manuel Núñez Delgado, Carlos Vilariño Vilariño, Cristina Ramos Hernández, Alberto Fernández-Villar
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2015-01-01
Series:Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Online Access:;year=2015;volume=10;issue=3;spage=181;epage=184;aulast=Rial