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Does fluid always come back after chylothorax drainage?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Sometimes.

Pleuroamniotic fetal shunting is the optimal approach versus neonatal drainage in the nursery.
The fluid can re-accumulate, but not for long.

In brief: Sometimes.

Pleuroamniotic fetal shunting is the optimal approach versus neonatal drainage in the nursery.
The fluid can re-accumulate, but not for long.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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