Cochrane corner: interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions

Amelia O Clive, Rahul Bhatnagar, Nancy J Preston, Nick A Maskell, Hayley E Jones

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Abstract

Optimal management of symptomatic malignant pleural effusions remains an important issue as it affects a significant number of patients each year internationally. The overall survival remains poor, necessitating an evidence based treatment strategy that provides the best outcomes for individual patients. This paper summarises the results of the recently published Cochrane review on interventions in malignant pleural effusions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)964-966
Number of pages3
JournalThorax
Volume71
Issue number10
Early online date14 Jul 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016

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