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ALLMedicine™ Chylothorax Center

Research & Reviews  1,021 results

Congenital Chylothorax and Hydrops Fetalis: A Novel Neonatal Presentation of RASA1 Muta...
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-011601
Pediatrics Gallipoli A, MacLean G et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - Mutations in the RASA1 gene are known to cause arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), with evidence of associated lymphatic malformations. We report for the first time, to the best of our knowledge, an infant with RASA1 mutation presenting with hydro...

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Rescue Therapy for Postoperative Diastolic Dys...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001279
ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal O... Yahav A, Shostak E et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - This is the first published case, as far as we know, of a term neonate with refractory chylothorax secondary to diastolic dysfunction in the cardiac postoperative period, where extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) was used to improve the phy...

Management of Malignant Chylothorax with Subcutaneous Octreotide Treatment.
https://doi.org/10.1080/15360288.2021.1883180
Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy; Lau ACW, Hsu PYH et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - There are currently limited published case reports and clinical studies looking at octreotide as a potential therapeutic agent for treating surgery- and malignancy-related chylothorax in adult patients. Few case reports have shown that low-dose su...

Embolization of the thoracic duct in patients with iatrogenic chylothorax.
https://doi.org/10.1093/dote/doab001
Diseases of the Esophagus : Official Journal of the Inter... Bazancir LA, Jensen RJ et. al.

Feb 7th, 2021 - Chylothorax is leakage of lymphatic fluid accumulating in the pleural cavity due to the thoracic duct's (TD) trauma or obstructions. It generally occurs as a traumatic complication after general thoracic surgery procedures (0.4%), especially after...

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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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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,033 results

Congenital Chylothorax and Hydrops Fetalis: A Novel Neonatal Presentation of RASA1 Muta...
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-011601
Pediatrics Gallipoli A, MacLean G et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - Mutations in the RASA1 gene are known to cause arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), with evidence of associated lymphatic malformations. We report for the first time, to the best of our knowledge, an infant with RASA1 mutation presenting with hydro...

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Rescue Therapy for Postoperative Diastolic Dys...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001279
ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal O... Yahav A, Shostak E et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - This is the first published case, as far as we know, of a term neonate with refractory chylothorax secondary to diastolic dysfunction in the cardiac postoperative period, where extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) was used to improve the phy...

Management of Malignant Chylothorax with Subcutaneous Octreotide Treatment.
https://doi.org/10.1080/15360288.2021.1883180
Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy; Lau ACW, Hsu PYH et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - There are currently limited published case reports and clinical studies looking at octreotide as a potential therapeutic agent for treating surgery- and malignancy-related chylothorax in adult patients. Few case reports have shown that low-dose su...

Embolization of the thoracic duct in patients with iatrogenic chylothorax.
https://doi.org/10.1093/dote/doab001
Diseases of the Esophagus : Official Journal of the Inter... Bazancir LA, Jensen RJ et. al.

Feb 7th, 2021 - Chylothorax is leakage of lymphatic fluid accumulating in the pleural cavity due to the thoracic duct's (TD) trauma or obstructions. It generally occurs as a traumatic complication after general thoracic surgery procedures (0.4%), especially after...

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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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