Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Indwelling Pleural Catheters

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Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Indwelling Pleural Catheters. / Fysh, Edward Thomas Hamilton.

2016.

Research output: ResearchDoctoral Thesis

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Fysh, ETH 2016, 'Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Indwelling Pleural Catheters', Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia.

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Fysh, E. T. H. (2016). Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Indwelling Pleural Catheters

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Fysh ETH. Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Indwelling Pleural Catheters. 2016.

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Fysh, Edward Thomas Hamilton. / Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Indwelling Pleural Catheters. 2016.

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title = "Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Indwelling Pleural Catheters",
abstract = "Introduction: Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is common, debilitating and incurable. Treatments aim to palliate symptoms, and minimise hospital stay. Indwelling pleural catheters (IPC) enable ambulatory drainage of the MPE and can remain in the pleural space for as long as needed.Thesis Aims: To evaluate IPC treatment for patients with MPE compared with pleurodesis; to assess potential complications of IPC use; to discern which patients benefit most. Conclusions: IPC-treated patients required fewer days in hospital and drainage procedures. Complications were uncommon and mortality low. MPE patients with acidic pleural fluid and large volumes are more likely to benefit from treatment.",
keywords = "Malignant Pleural Effusion, Indwelling Pleural Catheters, Talc Pleurodesis, Pleural, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma",
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N2 - Introduction: Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is common, debilitating and incurable. Treatments aim to palliate symptoms, and minimise hospital stay. Indwelling pleural catheters (IPC) enable ambulatory drainage of the MPE and can remain in the pleural space for as long as needed.Thesis Aims: To evaluate IPC treatment for patients with MPE compared with pleurodesis; to assess potential complications of IPC use; to discern which patients benefit most. Conclusions: IPC-treated patients required fewer days in hospital and drainage procedures. Complications were uncommon and mortality low. MPE patients with acidic pleural fluid and large volumes are more likely to benefit from treatment.

AB - Introduction: Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is common, debilitating and incurable. Treatments aim to palliate symptoms, and minimise hospital stay. Indwelling pleural catheters (IPC) enable ambulatory drainage of the MPE and can remain in the pleural space for as long as needed.Thesis Aims: To evaluate IPC treatment for patients with MPE compared with pleurodesis; to assess potential complications of IPC use; to discern which patients benefit most. Conclusions: IPC-treated patients required fewer days in hospital and drainage procedures. Complications were uncommon and mortality low. MPE patients with acidic pleural fluid and large volumes are more likely to benefit from treatment.

KW - Malignant Pleural Effusion

KW - Indwelling Pleural Catheters

KW - Talc Pleurodesis

KW - Pleural

KW - Lung Cancer

KW - Mesothelioma

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