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Pleural mesothelioma.
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PMID:  7375884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The difficulties in diagnosing pleural mesothelioma, both clinically and histopathologically, are documented by our experiences with this rare tumour during an 18-year-period. A rising incidence of pleural mesothelioma is reported in the literature, which is suspected to be caused by the increasing use of asbestos. This increase is not represented in a non-industrialized area. The heterogenous treatment reported in cases of malignant pleural mesothelioma illustrates the poor results achieved hitherto. Now treatment with either combination chemotherapy or radioactive drugs is recommended.
H Vejlsted; B F Hansen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0036-5580     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1980  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-07-26     Completed Date:  1980-07-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121343     Medline TA:  Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Mesothelioma* / diagnosis,  pathology,  therapy
Middle Aged
Pleural Neoplasms* / diagnosis,  pathology,  therapy

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