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ALLMedicine™ Chylothorax Center

Research & Reviews  967 results

Management options for post-esophagectomy chylothorax.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-020-02143-y
Surgery Today; Varshney VK, Suman S et. al.

Sep 18th, 2020 - Chylothorax, although an uncommon complication of esophagectomy, is associated with high morbidity and mortality if not treated promptly. Consequently, knowledge of the thoracic duct (TD) anatomy is essential to prevent its inadvertent injury duri...

Esophageal cancer surgery: review of complications and their management.
https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14492
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences References; Chevallay M, Jung M et. al.

Sep 16th, 2020 - Esophagectomy, even with the progress in surgical technique and perioperative management, is a highly specialized surgery, associated with a high rate of complications. Early recognition and adequate treatment should be a standard of care for the ...

Neonatal lymphatic flow disorders: impact of lymphatic imaging and interventions on out...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41372-020-00771-3
Journal of Perinatology : Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association; Pinto E, Dori Y et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2020 - Neonatal chylothorax (NCTx) and central lymphatic flow disorder (CLFD) are historically challenging neonatal disorders with high morbidity and mortality. We conducted a retrospective study of 35 neonates with pulmonary lymphatic abnormalities at o...

Refractory Chylous Ascites with Chylothorax and an Umbilical Hernia in a Patient Inelig...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.925026
The American Journal of Case Reports; Fatah A, Audiyanto T

Aug 30th, 2020 - BACKGROUND Chylous ascites is a rare condition, which is defined by accumulation of a milky fluid due to high triglyceride levels. It is most commonly secondary to malignancy, liver cirrhosis, infection, and tuberculosis. CASE REPORT A 21-year-old...

Lymphatic imaging and intervention for chylothorax following thoracic aortic surgery.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7447438
Medicine Chen CS, Kim JW et. al.

Aug 27th, 2020 - Reports on lymphatic intervention for chylothorax complicating thoracic aortic surgery are limited. We aimed to evaluate technical and clinical outcomes of lymphangiography and thoracic duct embolization (TDE) for chylothorax complicating thoracic...

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Guidelines  2 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Chylothorax Treatment Planning.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2017.02.025
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Majdalany BS et. al.

May 5th, 2017 - Chylothorax is an uncommon but serious medical condition, which arises when intestinal lymphatic fluid leaks into the pleural space. Treatment strategies depend on the daily output and underlying etiology, which may be due to direct injury to lymp...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Chylothorax Treatment Planning
https://www.jacr.org/article/S1546-1440(17)30205-3/fulltext
Majdalany, B.

Apr 30th, 2017 - Chylothorax is an uncommon but serious medical condition, which arises when intestinal lymphatic fluid leaks into the pleural space. Treatment strategies depend on the daily output and underlying etiology, which may be due to direct injury to lymp.

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Management options for post-esophagectomy chylothorax.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-020-02143-y
Surgery Today; Varshney VK, Suman S et. al.

Sep 18th, 2020 - Chylothorax, although an uncommon complication of esophagectomy, is associated with high morbidity and mortality if not treated promptly. Consequently, knowledge of the thoracic duct (TD) anatomy is essential to prevent its inadvertent injury duri...

Esophageal cancer surgery: review of complications and their management.
https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14492
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences References; Chevallay M, Jung M et. al.

Sep 16th, 2020 - Esophagectomy, even with the progress in surgical technique and perioperative management, is a highly specialized surgery, associated with a high rate of complications. Early recognition and adequate treatment should be a standard of care for the ...

Neonatal lymphatic flow disorders: impact of lymphatic imaging and interventions on out...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41372-020-00771-3
Journal of Perinatology : Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association; Pinto E, Dori Y et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2020 - Neonatal chylothorax (NCTx) and central lymphatic flow disorder (CLFD) are historically challenging neonatal disorders with high morbidity and mortality. We conducted a retrospective study of 35 neonates with pulmonary lymphatic abnormalities at o...

Refractory Chylous Ascites with Chylothorax and an Umbilical Hernia in a Patient Inelig...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.925026
The American Journal of Case Reports; Fatah A, Audiyanto T

Aug 30th, 2020 - BACKGROUND Chylous ascites is a rare condition, which is defined by accumulation of a milky fluid due to high triglyceride levels. It is most commonly secondary to malignancy, liver cirrhosis, infection, and tuberculosis. CASE REPORT A 21-year-old...

Lymphatic imaging and intervention for chylothorax following thoracic aortic surgery.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7447438
Medicine Chen CS, Kim JW et. al.

Aug 27th, 2020 - Reports on lymphatic intervention for chylothorax complicating thoracic aortic surgery are limited. We aimed to evaluate technical and clinical outcomes of lymphangiography and thoracic duct embolization (TDE) for chylothorax complicating thoracic...

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News  3 results

Bilateral chylothorax in an AIDS patient with newly diagnosed Kaposi sarcoma
https://www.mdedge.com/sarcomajournal/article/164190/rare-sarcomas/bilateral-chylothorax-aids-patient-newly-diagnosed

Dec 1st, 2017 - Kaposi sarcoma is an angioproliferative tumor that is associated with human herpes virus-B (HIV-B). Mucocutaneous disease is the most common site for manifestation of AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma, commonly affecting the lower extremeties, oral muco.

AATS: Avoid mass ligation of the thoracic duct during esophagectomy
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/100110/cardiothoracic-surgery/aats-avoid-mass-ligation-thoracic-duct-during
M. Alexander Otto

Jun 1st, 2015 - SEATTLE – Thoracic duct ligation did not seem to prevent chylothorax in a review of 827 esophagectomy cases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. In fact, chylothorax was most likely in patients who had mass ligation of the duct and its surro.

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