ALLMedicine™ Chylothorax Center
Research & Reviews 382 results
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Cheng L, Huang M et. al.
Jul 31st, 2021 - Chylothorax is an infrequent pleural effusion often caused by traumatic or nontraumatic injury to the thoracic duct. Nontraumatic chylothorax caused by chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is rarely reported. Previous experience has implied that the...
Pediatric Pulmonology; Rocha G, Arnet V et. al.
Jul 30th, 2021 - Chylothorax in neonates results from leakage of lymph from thoracic lymphatic ducts and is mainly congenital or post-traumatic. The clinical course of the effusion is heterogeneous, and consensus on treatment, timing, and modalities of measures ha...
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; Haruki T, Takagi Y et. al.
Jul 24th, 2021 - Lymph node dissection (LND) with robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS) in lung cancer surgery has not been fully evaluated. The aim of this study was to compare LND surgical results between video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and RAT...
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European Radiology; Jun H, Hur S et. al.
Jul 12th, 2021 - To evaluate clinical outcomes of thoracic duct embolization (TDE) for the management of postoperative chylothorax with the aid of the bail-out retrograde approach for thoracic duct cannulation (TDC). Forty-five patients with postoperative chylotho...
Pediatrics Mitchell K, Weiner A et. al.
Jul 1st, 2021 - Chylothorax and chyloperitoneum are rare in infants and challenging to definitively diagnose by using current criteria extrapolated from the adult population. They can be of primary or secondary etiologies, including congenital lymphatic malformat...
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Oct 24th, 2018 - Disorders of lymphatic function are associated with multiple presentations, the most common of which is lymphedema, a chronic swelling of the extremities, due to impaired lymphatic drainage. It can cause disability and a predisposition to infectio...
May 4th, 2018 - Surgical treatment of lung cancer consists of two elements: anatomical lung resection (segmentectomy, lobectomy or pneumonectomy) followed by mediastinal lymph node dissection (MLND). Since over last 15 years the growing rate of resection is perfo...
Apr 20th, 2018 - Breast milk is the reference normative standard for infant feeding. When an infant is diagnosed with chylothorax, provision of breast milk must be temporarily discontinued due to the presence of long chain triglycerides (LCT) that contribute to pe...
Feb 9th, 2016 - It is common practice to leave a chest drainage catheter after lung surgical resections to manage air leaks. The air leakage will usually stop in the initial postoperative days, but in a few patients, it will last for a longer period of time, prev...
Oct 14th, 2015 - A chylothorax is a collection of fluid around the lungs that can occur after cardiac surgery. The fluid contains chyle, a milky fluid consisting of fat droplets. The standard treatment is to feed an infant with a specialized low fat formula for up...
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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.
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.
Mar 9th, 2015 - SAN DIEGO – Predictive factors such as Zubrod score, previous cardiothoracic surgery, history of smoking, and hypertension can give health care providers a powerful tool for predicting the likelihood of patient morbidity resulting from esophagecto.
Aug 22nd, 2012 - Action Points Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) matched open surgery for survival in patients with esophageal cancer and led to examination of significantly more lymph nodes, a study found. In comparing survival outcomes in various geographic...