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). Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 86.