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ALLMedicine™ Pleural Effusions Center

Research & Reviews  393 results

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 analogue scale for dyspnoea (VASD), assoc...

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 (...

Therapeutic thoracentesis symptoms and activity: a qualitative study.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002584
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care; Twose C, Ferris R et. al.

Jan 9th, 2021 - Malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) commonly occur in patients with advanced cancer. Drainage of fluid is used to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life. To improve our understanding of how therapeutic aspiration affects symptoms and activiti...

Quality assessment of the guidelines for the management of malignant pleural effusions ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7733286
World Journal of Surgical Oncology; Li JX, Shi YM et. al.

Dec 14th, 2020 - To fully assess the quality of the guidelines for the management of malignant pleural effusions (MPE) and ascites and reveal the heterogeneity of recommendations and possible reasons among guidelines. A systematic search was performed in the datab...

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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  395 results

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 analogue scale for dyspnoea (VASD), assoc...

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 (...

Therapeutic thoracentesis symptoms and activity: a qualitative study.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002584
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care; Twose C, Ferris R et. al.

Jan 9th, 2021 - Malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) commonly occur in patients with advanced cancer. Drainage of fluid is used to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life. To improve our understanding of how therapeutic aspiration affects symptoms and activiti...

Quality assessment of the guidelines for the management of malignant pleural effusions ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7733286
World Journal of Surgical Oncology; Li JX, Shi YM et. al.

Dec 14th, 2020 - To fully assess the quality of the guidelines for the management of malignant pleural effusions (MPE) and ascites and reveal the heterogeneity of recommendations and possible reasons among guidelines. A systematic search was performed in the datab...

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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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