Re‐establishing indwelling pleural catheter patency with alteplase after failure of streptokinase

Abstract Indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) has revolutionized the management of malignant pleural effusion (MPE). IPC is relatively safe, although complications can occur. We report a 53‐year‐old woman with stage IVA lung adenocarcinoma and recurrent MPE. Two months post insertion, the IPC was block...

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Main Authors: Mohamed Faisal, Siti Nurhanis, Nik Nuratiqah Nik Abeed, Boon Hau Ng, Andrea Yu‐Lin Ban
Format: Article
Published: Wiley 2020-10-01
Series:Respirology Case Reports
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