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Small cell carcinoma (SCC) occurs mostly in the lung, and small cell lung cancer accounts for 13% of newly diagnosed lung cancers. Only 2.5% of SCC occurs in extrapulmonary sites, and SCC of pleural origin is especially very uncommon.
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We presented a rare case of primary pleural squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) on fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (F-FDG PET/CT). It manifested as multiple p...
The objective of our study was to analyze the prognostic value of the combination of serum ALP and pleural effusion LDH (AL score) for malignant pleural effusion (MPE) patients.
Pleural effusions are commonly encountered and have a significant impact on the respiratory system. The reported effect of thoracentesis on physiologic parameters including oxygenation, lung volumes, ...
Pleural fluid homocysteine (HCY) can be useful for diagnosis of malignant pleural effusion (MPE). There are no published studies comparing the diagnostic accuracy of HCY with other tumour markers in p...
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy has been shown to be effective in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with malignant pleural effusion (MPE); however, there are no data to sugge...
Pleural effusion is the accumulation of excess fluid in the pleural cavity, which results in disturbance of the equilibrium between vascular hydrostatic and oncotic pressures. The underlyi...
Pleural effusion is an accumulation of fluid between the tissue layers that line the lungs and chest cavity. It has an estimated prevalence of 320 per 100,000 people in industrialized coun...
Pleural effusion is a common complication of cardiac surgery. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, characteristics and determinants of clinically significant pleural effu...
The aim of this study is the feasibility assessment of a simple and affordable model for the quantification of Pleural Effusion through thoracic Ultra Sounds images. Two US scans will be p...
Malignant pleural effusion can occur in up to half of the patients with metastatic disease. It can cause shortness of breath to patients and so far there is no protocol on its management. ...
Presence of fluid in the pleural cavity resulting from excessive transudation or exudation from the pleural surfaces. It is a sign of disease and not a diagnosis in itself.
Presence of fluid in the PLEURAL CAVITY as a complication of malignant disease. Malignant pleural effusions often contain actual malignant cells.
Suppurative inflammation of the pleural space.
Injection of ANALGESICS; LOCAL ANESTHETICS; or NARCOTICS into the PLEURAL CAVITY between the two pleural membranes.
Surgical creation of an opening (stoma) into the chest cavity for drainage; used in the treatment of pleural effusion, pneumothorax, hemothorax and empyema.
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Lung cancer is the uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. Originating in the lungs, this growth may invade adjacent tissues and infiltrate beyond the lungs. Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women, is respons...