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Mesothelioma induced pleural effusion, chemo failed,surgical given to adhese the gaps between mesothelium tissue to improve pleural effusion.

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In brief: Chemical pleurodesis

can temporarily control recurrence of pleural effusion.
But overall prognosis is poor.

In brief: Chemical pleurodesis

can temporarily control recurrence of pleural effusion.
But overall prognosis is poor.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Dr. Marek Bozdech
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Agree

Pleurodesis, or infusing material into the chest cavity to make the outside lining of the lung (visceral pleura) adhere to the inside lining of the chest (parietal pleura) is a standard procedure to help prevent fluid buildup in treating mesothelioma.

In brief: Agree

Pleurodesis, or infusing material into the chest cavity to make the outside lining of the lung (visceral pleura) adhere to the inside lining of the chest (parietal pleura) is a standard procedure to help prevent fluid buildup in treating mesothelioma.
Dr. Marek Bozdech
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