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Tunneled pleural catheters: an update for 2013.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23411058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tunneled pleural catheters (TPCs) are a safe, effective, and well-tolerated option for palliation in patients with malignant pleural effusion (MPEs) on an outpatient basis. TPCs are incorporated into international guidelines for the management of MPEs and appear to be the most cost-effective option according to current data.
Authors:
Renelle Myers; Gaetane Michaud
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in chest medicine     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1557-8216     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Chest Med.     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907612     Medline TA:  Clin Chest Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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RS 321 810 Sherbrooke Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R8, Canada.
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