Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
1. Recognize the importance of malignant pleural effusions in the quality of life of patients with cancer.
2. Understand the treatment priorities in patients with malignant pleural effusions.
3. Acquire a deep understanding of the different modaliities of treatment of malignant pleural effusion including repeat thoracentesis, tunneled pleural catheters and thoracoscopy with pleurodesis.
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Time: 1 hour and 11 minutes
Recommended CitationFolch, MD, MSc, Erik, "Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions" (2013). Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 86.