Current practices in the management of malignant pleural effusions: a survey among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons


Scarci M., Caruana E., Bertolaccini L., Bedetti B., Brunelli A., Varela G., ...More

INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY, vol.24, no.3, pp.414-417, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/icvts/ivw373
  • Title of Journal : INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.414-417

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) commonly complicates advanced malignancy and their exact management is still undefined. We undertook a survey to determine the current practice among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS).