Indwelling pleural catheters for recurrent pleural effusions: A useful clinical tool with serious implications

Background: Indwelling pleural catheters (IPC) have been used increasingly in patients with recurrent pleural effusions. However, data about mortality after IPC use are limited. Objectives: We sought to determine the natural history following IPC placement in Lubbock, Texas, in terms of life expecta...

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Main Authors: Samuel Copeland, Audra Schwalk, Salkowan Suchartlikitwong, Shengping Yang, Gilbert Berdine
Format: Article
Published: Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles 2018-07-01
Series:Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles
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