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ALLMedicine™ Pleural Effusions Center

Research & Reviews  399 results

Complications of thoracoscopic talc insufflation for the treatment of malignant pleural...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8097876
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Zhang W, Zhao YL et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - Talc pleurodesis is an effective treatment for malignant pleural effusions (MPEs). This study was designed to estimate complication rates of thoracoscopic talc insufflation. Literature search was conducted in electronic databases and studies were ...

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in malignant pleural fluid: Prognostic significance.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8075197
PloS One; Popowicz N, Cheah HM et. al.

Apr 26th, 2021 - Predicting survival of patients with malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) is notoriously difficult. A robust prognostic marker can guide clinical decision making. The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in blood has been shown to predict survival i...

BLESS models: Improving Survival Prediction in Patients with Malignant Pleural Effusion...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.03.059
Chest Molina S, Martinez-Zayas G et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Evidence-based guidelines recommend management strategies for malignant pleural effusions (MPE) based on life expectancy. Existent risk-prediction rules do not provide precise individualized survival estimates. Can a newly developed continuous ris...

Breathlessness Predicts Survival in Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusions: Meta-ana...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.02.052
Chest Mishra EK, Muruganandan S et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Patients with malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) experience breathlessness and poor survival. Breathlessness is associated with poor survival in other conditions. Is breathlessness, measured using a visual analog scale for dyspnea (VASD), associat...

HΜGB1/sRAGE levels differ significantly between transudates and exudates.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2021.155469
Cytokine Kotsiou OS, Jagirdar RM et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - High mobility group box 1(HMGB1) protein operates as an alarmin with multiple roles in immunity and cell homeostasis. It is highly expressed in epithelial barrier sites and acts via the binding to the receptor for advanced glycation end products (...

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Guidelines  1 results

ERS/EACTS statement on the management of malignant pleural effusions.
https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00349-2018
The European Respiratory Journal; Bibby AC, Dorn P et. al.

Jul 28th, 2018 - Malignant pleural effusions (MPE) are a common pathology, treated by respiratory physicians and thoracic surgeons alike. In recent years, several well-designed randomised clinical trials have been published that have changed the landscape of MPE m...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  401 results

Complications of thoracoscopic talc insufflation for the treatment of malignant pleural...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8097876
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Zhang W, Zhao YL et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - Talc pleurodesis is an effective treatment for malignant pleural effusions (MPEs). This study was designed to estimate complication rates of thoracoscopic talc insufflation. Literature search was conducted in electronic databases and studies were ...

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in malignant pleural fluid: Prognostic significance.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8075197
PloS One; Popowicz N, Cheah HM et. al.

Apr 26th, 2021 - Predicting survival of patients with malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) is notoriously difficult. A robust prognostic marker can guide clinical decision making. The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in blood has been shown to predict survival i...

BLESS models: Improving Survival Prediction in Patients with Malignant Pleural Effusion...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.03.059
Chest Molina S, Martinez-Zayas G et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Evidence-based guidelines recommend management strategies for malignant pleural effusions (MPE) based on life expectancy. Existent risk-prediction rules do not provide precise individualized survival estimates. Can a newly developed continuous ris...

Breathlessness Predicts Survival in Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusions: Meta-ana...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.02.052
Chest Mishra EK, Muruganandan S et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Patients with malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) experience breathlessness and poor survival. Breathlessness is associated with poor survival in other conditions. Is breathlessness, measured using a visual analog scale for dyspnea (VASD), associat...

HΜGB1/sRAGE levels differ significantly between transudates and exudates.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2021.155469
Cytokine Kotsiou OS, Jagirdar RM et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - High mobility group box 1(HMGB1) protein operates as an alarmin with multiple roles in immunity and cell homeostasis. It is highly expressed in epithelial barrier sites and acts via the binding to the receptor for advanced glycation end products (...

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News  2 results

Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery NetWork
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/214641/society-news/cardiovascular-medicine-and-surgery-network/page/0/1?channel=28399

Jan 17th, 2020 - Clinical pulmonary medicine Definitive pleural interventions in malignant pleural effusions Malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) contribute significantly to symptom burden, and an emphasis on patient-centered outcomes prioritizes palliation of sympt.

Test May Aid Mesothelioma Diagnosis
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pulmonology/lungcancer/15660

Aug 24th, 2009 - Action Points Explain to patients that measuring mesothelin, a glycoprotein released by mesothelioma cells into pleural fluid, may help improve physicians' ability to determine whether a patient has mesothelioma. Pleural-fluid mesothelin outperfor...

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