Indwelling pleural catheters for malignancy-associated pleural effusion: report on a single centre’s ten years of experience

Abstract Introduction Recurrent pleural effusion is a common cause of dyspnoea, cough and chest pain during the course of malignant diseases. Chemical pleurodesis had been the only definitive treatment option until two decades ago. Indwelling pleural catheters (IPC) emerged as an alternative, not on...

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Main Authors: Nikolaj Frost, Martin Brünger, Christoph Ruwwe-Glösenkamp, Matthias Raspe, Antje Tessmer, Bettina Temmesfeld-Wollbrück, Dirk Schürmann, Norbert Suttorp, Martin Witzenrath
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Published: BMC 2019-12-01
Series:BMC Pulmonary Medicine
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