Review Article January 2011

Invasive Approaches to the Diagnosis of Pleural Effusion

This article reviews the surgical and other invasive procedures in the management of pleural effusions. Pleural effusion is frequent in clinical practice. Pleural procedures vary from aspiration to more challenging procedures such as thoracoscopy. However it is difficult to make diagnosis by thoracentesis or closed pleural biopsy. Thoracoscopy is gold standart in the investigation and management of pleural disease. Pleural…

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  • Recieved 01.02.2010
  • Accepted 09.03.2010
  • Published Online 09.03.2010
  • Printed 01.01.2011
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.199
  • Author Makbule Ergin, Kursat Gurlek, Ali Yeginsu, Ismail Ergin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):43-46
  • Index Page 43-46
  • How to Cite Makbule Ergin, Kursat Gurlek, Ali Yeginsu, Ergin. Invasive Approaches to the Diagnosis of Pleural Effusion. J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):43-46
  • Running Title Pleural Effusion
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