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Research & Reviews  431 results

Outcomes of Conversion to Extrapleural Pneumonectomy from Pleurectomy/Decortication for...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2021.02.003
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Nakamura A, Hashimoto M et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - In recent years, there has been a shift from extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) toward pleurectomy/decortication (P/D) as the preferred surgical technique. However, we occasionally encounter difficult cases wherein visceral pleurectomy requires conv...

Malignant pleural neoplasm with both differentiation of epithelioid mesothelioma and sq...
https://doi.org/10.1002/dc.24686
Diagnostic Cytopathology REFERENCES; Re A, Shersher D et. al.

Dec 21st, 2020 - Malignant mesothelioma, a neoplasm arising within the serosal surfaces, has been linked closely to asbestos exposure. We present a case of 72-year-old male with a 27 year work-related history of asbestos exposure who presented with dyspnea. Chest ...

CT for detection of malignant posterior intercostal lymph nodes in patients undergoing ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2020.12.003
Lung Cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands); Berger I, Simpson S et. al.

Dec 19th, 2020 - Recent evidence suggests that patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) undergoing extended pleurectomy/decortication (eP/D) with metastasis to the posterior intercostal lymph nodes (PILN) have a worse prognosis. In this study, we determi...

Pleurectomy Decortication in the Treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Encouragi...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004306
Annals of Surgery; Lapidot M, Gill RR et. al.

Dec 5th, 2020 - We report a series of 355 consecutive patients treated over 9 years in a single institution with intended PDC. Surgery for MPM has shifted from extra-pleural pneumonectomy to PDC with the goal of MCR. Clinical and outcome data were reviewed. Kapla...

Surgical treatment of pleural empyema in Coronavirus disease 19  patients: the Southern...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7717251
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; Tessitore A, Patella M et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2020 - We report the first surgical series of patients developing pleural empyema after severe bilateral interstitial lung disease in confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. The empyema results in a complex medical challenge ...

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Guidelines  1 results

SEOM guidelines for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12094-011-0699-5
Clinical & Translational Oncology : Official Publication ... Lianes P, Remon J et. al.

Aug 8th, 2011 - Mesothelioma is a rare malignant tumour. Asbestos is the principal aetiological agent of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) (≈80% of cases). The incidence of MPM is still increasing and will peak within the next 10 years. There are three main hi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  437 results

Outcomes of Conversion to Extrapleural Pneumonectomy from Pleurectomy/Decortication for...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2021.02.003
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Nakamura A, Hashimoto M et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - In recent years, there has been a shift from extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) toward pleurectomy/decortication (P/D) as the preferred surgical technique. However, we occasionally encounter difficult cases wherein visceral pleurectomy requires conv...

Malignant pleural neoplasm with both differentiation of epithelioid mesothelioma and sq...
https://doi.org/10.1002/dc.24686
Diagnostic Cytopathology REFERENCES; Re A, Shersher D et. al.

Dec 21st, 2020 - Malignant mesothelioma, a neoplasm arising within the serosal surfaces, has been linked closely to asbestos exposure. We present a case of 72-year-old male with a 27 year work-related history of asbestos exposure who presented with dyspnea. Chest ...

CT for detection of malignant posterior intercostal lymph nodes in patients undergoing ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2020.12.003
Lung Cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands); Berger I, Simpson S et. al.

Dec 19th, 2020 - Recent evidence suggests that patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) undergoing extended pleurectomy/decortication (eP/D) with metastasis to the posterior intercostal lymph nodes (PILN) have a worse prognosis. In this study, we determi...

Pleurectomy Decortication in the Treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Encouragi...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004306
Annals of Surgery; Lapidot M, Gill RR et. al.

Dec 5th, 2020 - We report a series of 355 consecutive patients treated over 9 years in a single institution with intended PDC. Surgery for MPM has shifted from extra-pleural pneumonectomy to PDC with the goal of MCR. Clinical and outcome data were reviewed. Kapla...

Surgical treatment of pleural empyema in Coronavirus disease 19  patients: the Southern...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7717251
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; Tessitore A, Patella M et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2020 - We report the first surgical series of patients developing pleural empyema after severe bilateral interstitial lung disease in confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. The empyema results in a complex medical challenge ...

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News  5 results

Quality of life after surgery for pleural malignant mesothelioma – methodological considerations
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/126450/lung-cancer/quality-life-after-surgery-pleural-malignant
Emanuela Taioli et al

Dec 22nd, 2016 - Background There is a dearth of literature on patient quality of life (QoL) after treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). Objectives To review the literature on QoL after surgery for MPM and assess differences in quality of life betwee.

Presurgery radiation shows benefit in lung cancer
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/105918/lung-cancer/presurgery-radiation-shows-benefit-lung-cancer
Richard Mark Kirkner, MDedge News

Jan 21st, 2016 - The popularity of extrapleural pneumonectomy to treat asbestos-related thoracic mesothelioma has yielded to extended pleurectomy/decortication in recent years, but a recent study suggests that the extrapleural pneumonectomy procedure can achieve g.

Partial pleurectomy improved quality of life but not survival in mesothelioma
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/78993/lung-cancer/partial-pleurectomy-improved-quality-life-not-survival
Bianca Nogrady

Nov 21st, 2013 - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Video-assisted thoracoscopic partial pleurectomy significantly improved quality of life and control of pleural effusion compared with talc pleurodesis in patients with malignant mesothelioma in a randomized, controlled, multice.

MesoVATS: Improved Symptoms, Not Survival, in Mesothelioma
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/813384

Oct 28th, 2013 - SYDNEY — One of the few randomized phase 3 trials ever conducted in mesothelioma has found that keyhole surgery did not improve survival when compared with the standard treatment of talc pleurodesis. Patients in both groups of the trial lived for ...

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/759119_8

Nonpharmacologic Management Surgery In MPM, surgical interventions can be considered for patients with stage I, II, or III disease. The options for surgery include pleurectomy and decortication (P/D)—the complete removal of the pleura, pericardium...

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