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Endobronchial Coils for Severe Emphysema Are Effective Up to 12 Months following Treatment: Medium Term and Cross-Over Results from a Randomised Controlled Trial.
BACKGROUND: There is a clinical need for therapeutic options to reduce hyperinflation associated with severe emphysema. Endobronchial Coils (coils) are nitinol devices implanted bronchoscopically under fluoroscopic guidance ...
Effect of Thoracoscopic Talc Poudrage vs Talc Slurry via Chest Tube on Pleurodesis Failure Rate Among Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusions.
Importance: Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is challenging to manage. Talc pleurodesis is a common and effective treatment. There are no reliable data, however, regarding the optimal method for talc delivery, leading to ...
P15 A pilot study of a dedicated ballooned intercostal drain
Introduction Intercostal tube drainage of pleural air or fluid is an essential tool in the management of respiratory patients. A common complication of drain insertion is accidental removal of the drain, usually as a result ...
Clinically important associations of pleurodesis success in malignant pleural effusion: Analysis of the TIME1 data set.
Background and Objective: Chemical pleurodesis is performed for patients with MPE with a published success rate of around 80%. It has been postulated that inflammation is key in achieving successful pleural symphysis, as ...